A little light frost

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Last night was probably the coldest night of the year so far and this morning was a light frost on the garden. here’s little snap that seemed to work quite well in monochrome. … Read more…

Winter is coming!

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I just can’t believe that the last time I posted on this page was July. It was July when I started to write a book and it has taken so many months out of my life that photography has had to come further down … Read more…

Arthropods (mini beasts)

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This summer has been very frustrating in terms the small numbers of insects and other mini beasts around here. It has been so very cool and wet…until last week that is. Only in the last few days have I seen a few bees collecting pollen … Read more…

A Favourite Place

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We all have places that we love to photograph and for me, one of those places is Salford Quays, which I have captured on many occasions over the years at roughly two year intervals. Last week the weather was not looking too promising when … Read more…

To leave or not to leave…that is the question

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Britannia I have a surrealism project on the go, one of the regular “challenges” that we set at our photo club, Oldham Photographic Society. We began to set these challenges about three years ago and we do six per year. Also ongoing, we have an … Read more…

Le Weekend

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Last weekend’s photography started early Saturday morning. My friends, who know I am not an early riser, will be surprised that I was up just after 5 am and on the road, with two photographer friends, by 6 am. Our destination…the RSPB reserve at … Read more…

Saddleworth Brass Band Contest

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I don’t think of myself as a street photographer, but when the opportunity arises, anything goes as far as photography is concerned. Inspired by my friend Kerstin Arnemann, whose monochrome work is wonderful and who is currently doing a street photography project, I decided to try … Read more…

New Doodle

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Just for variety, here is a little doodle I did tonight…which was a nice change from shooting birds and wee beasties. The stages of making this image are at my Adobe Behance site: chriswiddall.myportfolio.com/projects   … Read more…

Canada Goose

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The Canada Goose is often described as a nuisance since it has bred so prolifically in our public parks and gardens. But we had great pleasure in watching a family of geese at Dunham Massey yesterday and it gave me the opportunity to practice … Read more…