After what seems like weeks of sunshine, finally thick, grey clouds appeared and heavy rain fell. Went outside for a while to enjoy the cool breeze and splashes of rain. One of the positive things about the lockdown has been more time to enjoy my garden. What I liked here, where the little spheres ofContinue reading “Raindrops, West Sussex”
How do you feel about symmetry? The waterlily is placed on thirds in the frame, but in itself symmetrical. For myself, I find symmetry rather unsettling – like a bow tie – so I like things to be slightly different.
Not a big picture, but I still like it. Lake Ilopango is a formed in the mouth of a dormant volcano. I went scuba diving there once, but on this occasion, it was a cruise amongst the water hyacinths. As you can see a friend dipped her feet in water making a little plume asContinue reading “Feet in the Water, El Salvador”
I wander between photographing in squares and rectangles. My squares tend to be more thoughtful, because I’m using an inverted image on a ground glass which is just a slower way of doing things. I really enjoyed my visit to the Kyoto Imperial Palace, it is beautifully cared for and the staff give the impressionContinue reading “Garden, Japan”
Another seascape! Once upon a time, Penang was a hub beween the UK and Hong Kong. During the war, various battles were fought in the Straits of Malacca and later it was a submarine base for the Japanese. These days, the harbour mostly handles cruiseships and ferries carrying holidaymakers to Langkawi (which I will probablyContinue reading “Across the Strait, Malaysia”
When I moved to to Atlanta, I was convinced that I had managed to avoid a British winter and that it would be short sleeves all year round. You know, ‘cos it’s next to Florida. As it turns out, I was wrong, and it was freezing! I think I found this picture in Emory, whichContinue reading “After An Ice Storm, Emory 2001”
Very misty this morning, which slowly turned into a heavy dew. I like how the drops of water magnify the details of the leaf. I was trying out how close my new camera would focus – quite close it seemed.