Just a quick message to wish my reader a “Very Merry Christmas” and a “Happy New Year”! May your bokeh always be smooth and silky. Have a great 2020!
Last weekend I was up in Manchester for a social event. I stayed in the First Street district, which is all shiny new office and entertainment buildings. There’s a lot of glass, and a lot of rectangles. I popped out one morning with my Lumix TZ-100 compact camera to try and capture the feel of […]
A few days ago I was out for a walk in the glorious countryside near the UNESCO World Heritage site of Avebury in Wiltshire. There are various Bronze Age barrows/burial mounds in the area, (some as old as the Pyramids!), that are almost ignored due to the amazing Avebury stone circle and Silbury Hill nearby. […]
Last week I led my final 2019 photography holiday for HF Holidays. It was up in the Lake District at their Monk Coniston house near Coniston Water. (It’s a curious anomaly that only one body of water in the Lake District is called something Lake, or Lake something – Google it). The holiday was all […]
I don’t know about you, but my eyes don’t see things framed by rectangles. Cameras, on the other hand, do see in rectangles and we have to take that into account when we take a photograph. Having forced the view of the world into the rectangle defined by our camera sensor, you can use the […]