Rewilding a Country Garden

June 06, 2019
It's always good to step back and reflect in life. It helps galvanize your enthusiasm as well as temper and focus your effort. We don't have a big garden. It's rather long and thin, not at all conducive to a classic border style. The top half (furthest from the house) had half a dozen fruit trees when we moved in. Sadly, a couple of those didn’t m...
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Insurance and the Practicalities.

October 12, 2018
On my latest trip to Europe to shoot travel, food and lifestyle pictures I did a very silly thing in Strasbourg! I fell over. You know when you fall over the immediate instinct having gone down is jump right back up lest anyone should have seen you make a complete fool of yourself. You may furtively glance around to check that the coast is clear....
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Travel photography in Siena, Italy.

October 10, 2018
Musings on all things travel and food in the spectacular mediaeval citadel of Siena. Just about everyone, it seems, in Siena believes that you can buy a ticket for the local bus onboard, apart of course from the driver! Being fair, I perhaps need to be a little more specific and say that the old guys who drive the buses seem blissfully unaware...
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Ten Interesting Photography Fun Facts (yeah that’s right Dave Gorman – a fun fact).

May 09, 2018
Nothing has changed since the 1800’s. It’s meant to be fun. It’s meant to be a creative process. It doesn’t matter what gear you have. It does matter that you know how to use the gear you have. Digital cameras don’t work without a battery and card. You’ll never take the best sunrise shot ever if you’re not there, ready to rock and roll at sun...
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Panorama, Not the Hat.

May 09, 2018
Back in the day of “proper” panorama photography the specialist cameras were so big that they had to have huge handles either side of the lens and after inserting a whole role of film (celluloid chemical coated strips popular before digital) and got just three photographs! Those were the days. We had proper cameras with handles on to attract as...
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