Friendly Friday – Dreamy

This week's Friendly Friday challenge is hosted by The Snow Melts Somewhere, and the theme is Dreamy. For this I have chosen the sky, which is ever changing and absolutely fascinating to me in the colour and texture it brings to life.  My selected photos are all what I would call dreamy, although taken with… Continue reading Friendly Friday – Dreamy

A Photo a Week Challenge: Black & White

I have found a new challenge hosted by Nancy Merrill with the theme of Black & White.  I was fortunate be shooting in B&W today and thought I would join in. I took this today, my son Oscar was completely focused on a jigsaw puzzle, the natural sunlight was streaming through on his face, and… Continue reading A Photo a Week Challenge: Black & White

Lens-Artist #33 – Nature

This weeks Lens-Artist is hosted by Patty at P.A. Moed.  The theme is nature which gives us a lot of scope.  I have chosen a set of macro and other close ups of flowers along the River Thames, mostly because they remind me that the long lazy summer days are heading our way.  Something to… Continue reading Lens-Artist #33 – Nature

Kefalonia – and a life or death moment

Vast sweeping mountains, pastel villages crowded around natural harbours, surrounded by tree covered hills that reach out with arms of hardened rock to protect the inhabitants within.  Isolated and secluded emerald watered bays provide playgrounds where suntanned tourists swim from white sparkling yachts with wine and picnics on-board.  A shiny capital that boasts a stunning… Continue reading Kefalonia – and a life or death moment

Hampton Court Palace, early morning in Black & White

I have posted the odd pic of Hampton Court Palace along the way, but normally when the sun is up and the light is good, the crowds are there, and it is swarming with people.  I decided to stip off this morning on my early morning bike ride.  It's a cloudy morning and the sun… Continue reading Hampton Court Palace, early morning in Black & White