Season of Mist

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We’ve had a wonderful few days of early autumn sunshine but this morning brought our first autumnal fog. A little exposure compensation is needed for taking pictures in fog as the automatic metering in the camera integrates to grey, so I added one stop … Read more…

Fellowship BPE presentation

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Spent a lovely afternoon on Saturday at the sRGB Group Exhibition in Southport, shared lunch with good friends and was presented with my Fellowship BPE Award. Thanks to Terry Donnelly for providing the photograph. Terry was also presented with his FBPE award on the same … Read more…

Somerford Park Three Day Eventing

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Today I spent a very happy half day at Somerford Park Farm for the the last day of the Three Day Event. In the company of a few friends, I had a fun time photographing the cross country event. As always, the water jump … Read more…

Spider wrapping butterfly

Spider's web with meadow brown butterfly.

I spent a little time in the garden this afternoon, chasing after butterflies. There is a particular plant, a variety of hebe, which attracted ringlet butterflies last year and today, in addition to the ringlets, a few more butterflies made their appearance, in particular … Read more…

Insects

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It’s July already and days to be out photographing insects have been few and disappointingly cold! However, with the warmer weather, damselflies and dragonflies are on the wing and butterflies are in evidence. I took the following photographs on a couple of afternoon outings the end of … Read more…

Fellowship BPE

"The Red Balloon"

I was delighted to be awarded the Fellowship of the BPE (British Photographic Exhibitions) at the end of May 2015. This UK organisation runs an award scheme through its member National Exhibitions. The scheme rewards entrants who are successful in having their work accepted … Read more…