With love

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This isn’t the shot I thought I’d be posting today. Because it was chilly and the light was bad I decided to break out the light pad again, and after a bit of rummaging in the garden I cut a … Continued

Stanway House

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There are some amazing houses in the Cotswolds – jaw-dropping even for those of us who live here – but I don’t think I’ve ever been quite as enchanted by one as I was today by Stanway House. It’s owned … Continued

Wearing it well

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She’s old now: just look at how battered and torn her wings are. But she’s still pretty feisty. When I spotted her in the butterfly meadow this morning she was being buzzed repeatedly by an equally geriatric male, but she … Continued

Embracing the chaos

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I’m a bit staid when it comes to photography: I like nice tidy shots with the subject in the appropriate place and no messy distractions. Which is strange really, because in real life I’m pretty disorganised, and I spend more … Continued

Family outing

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I went to Croome this morning, in search of dragons – which I did find – but in the end I couldn’t resist posting these adorable cygnets. The swans nested on an island in the middle of the lake, which … Continued

The Animator

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Child One was sitting on the lawn this morning, storyboarding a film which is going into production very shortly; I especially liked the fact that her work is reflected in her sunglasses. She really didn’t want to have her photo … Continued

Evening light

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Summer has arrived with a vengeance this weekend: it was so hot and humid today that even strolling about was quite unpleasant. I knew that the chance of finding nice bugs during the middle part of the day was fairly … Continued

Chrysanthemum

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I thought I’d try something slightly different with the light pad today: photographing an angled bloom rather than a flat lay. This is a six-shot focus stack, (over)-processed in Photoshop; with hindsight I think I’d have been better just doing … Continued

Furrow bee

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I’m pretty much drowning in photo files at the moment, so today I set myself the task of photographing something interesting without making this situation worse. It was an odd day, weather-wise, which reduced the amount of bug activity in … Continued

Back in the high life

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It was a steamy 27º this morning, and I decided it was time for a little top-down road trip. I was very tempted to go to Croome on a dragon hunt, but on the other hand Cotswold Lavender’s short public … Continued

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