• Don’t Photograph the Landscape

    Beginning Landscape Photography I have never been recognised as a landscape photographer and yet it was my first love and has always been my greatest love in photography. I had my confidence destroyed in early club competition, by judges who said or implied that I was not a landscape photographer and never would be until I got out before dawn. Otherwise, I might have specialised. When I was about 5 years old, my Dad first let me use the Leica that he had brought back from Germany after the war – he had been stationed in the Military Government in Hamburg. He obtained a Leica by trading cigarettes and other…

  • Summer Birds

    My lock-down diary continues...with galleries of adult and juvenile birds in the garden, summer 2020, in the 5th and 6th months of isolation. I am not sure if it's the reduced air pollution or how I'm feeding them that is bringing so many birds to the garden this year.

© Christine Widdall