Tag Archives: landscapes


Short break in the Isle of Wight

Spent the last week on a short break to the Isle of Wight… went there a fair few years back when the kids were much younger but this time only my youngest came with us… […]

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Afternoon walk on Rodborough Common

Had a bit of a lazy morning (I am on leave after all 🙂 ) but did get around to cleaning my camera kit so not all wasted.. The weather was not fantastic but not […]

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Time off from work photos

Have taken a couple of weeks off work as I had some days I need to use up before the end of June… I have a few shots planned… milkyway of some description, possibly some […]

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7 day ‘Nature’ photography challenge

I am not big on Facebook viral challenges… the ones where you have to do something then nominate one or more of your friends to do the same… however… I got nominated to post a […]

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Golden Hour fun and games….

Been a little while since I have had a chance to grab a golden hour image but after my recent success with the Milkyway (blog post here…) I was up for some sunset/rise action.. The […]

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Broadway Tower

Been wanting to take a trip to Broadway Tower in the Cotswolds for a little while and Friday night presented an opportunity so off I went… The structure is buried well and truly in the […]

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Local sunsets

Such a lovely evening last night but the 6D is out of commission until I can give it a thorough clean of all the dust 🙁 Chomping at the bit to take a couple of […]

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An afternoon in Bath….

Lovely weather today so went out with the wife and my youngest daughter to Bath… while I was there I took a few pics 🙂 The A46 to Bath has some beautiful scenery… I couldn’t […]

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Spontaneous beat the weather (and light) photos

Was working from home yesterday and all it did was rain… rain, rain, rain, raaaaaain!… Then late evening it stopped and the sun came out, the clouds broke up so I grabbed my bag and […]

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Day off photography….

Continuing one from this mornings sunrise and silhouettes fun and games I had to drop my youngest daughter into town so had a drive around afterwards to find something else to photograph… First up was […]

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Sunrise and silhouettes….

Grabbed the day off work as the day was looking nice and I have a fair few days to use up and thought it may be a good idea to get up early and catch […]

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Last minute nightscapes…

As of yesterday morning the weather report for a potential new dark(ish) site local to me looked good… so I planned a shoot more to see if this could be worth a revisit if the […]

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Samyang 24mm f1.4 review

Here we have the Samyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC lens… Canon fit obviously as I have Canon bodies… after a fair bit of research this lens seems to be the one most loved by […]

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Sunsets at last…

Following on from this morning photographic antics the weather seems to have held out long enough for me to try for a sunset again… My last attempts were thwarted by clouds (go figure) so I […]

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Experiments in composure….

Being a hobbyist photographer I am still learning about composure… I am fairly confident on the technical aspects of photography but I still struggle with composure… it maybe because I am a programmer rather than […]

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Coaley Peak sunsets… well, nearly…

Spurred on by the fact the sun was out (and even took a picture to prove it) I was looking forward to it actually going down as I wanted to have a go at a […]

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Cranham Woods…

As part of a previous commute to work I used to pass through the wooded area of Cranham… in the early hours of the morning I often caught the sun rising and always felt I’d […]

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Coaley Peak and views from Selsley….

As I am currently on leave from work and there was a small break in the weather I decided to take advantage of this and take a few pictures… I am lucky that to have […]

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