Monthly Archives: November 2018

Goodbye to another autumn…

Well that was the autumn that was.   For me autumn ends on the last day of November so I spent this afternoon trying to capture a few images to celebrate(?) the end of another autumn.   Now for the hard grind … Continue reading

Posted in autumn, Jubilee Park, Photography | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Variation on a theme…

A long long time ago when Lotus 1-2-3 was a thing I bought myself a copy of the then cutting edge graphics package Corel Draw, I’m not sure whether it was 3 or 4.   It came with a CD disk … Continue reading

Posted in Apple Pencil, Art, Digital Painting, Graphic Art | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

We climb onto the roof…

The first beautiful frosty dawn this morning and was stuck in doors.   I could have risked things but I am just getting over a cold so discretion was best.   Instead I made this graphic novel John.C.Reilly drawing.   Not the worst … Continue reading

Posted in Apple Pencil, Art, Digital Painting | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The latest book…

  So I’ve just published my latest book – The first ten thousand.   It contains 52 images from the first 10,000 images I captured with my A7 Mk.2.   Not bad going seeing as I have a heavy cold at the … Continue reading

Posted in Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

It’s been a while…

Brexit oh Brexit. Some time ago I decided not to comment on the current political situation here in Britain and especially Brexit – actually there is no other political situation apart from crime rates, poverty levels, government indebtedness, NHS funding … Continue reading

Posted in Brexit, Politics | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Learning an old curve….

  So the reeducation continues as I slowly learn what I can and can’t achieve with the nifty fifty.  Teaching an old dog old tricks that it had forgotten so many years ago!

Posted in autumn, Jubilee Park, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Nifty Fifty…

Well I’ve gone all retro or retrograde – only time will tell.   I’ve just bought myself a 50mm f1.8 lens.   It is the first time I’ve owned such a creature for the best part of 40 years.   I took it … Continue reading

Posted in autumn, Jubilee Park, Photography | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

End of the world as we know it….

  So we’re off to the races.  The draft Brexit agreement has now seen the light of day and it seems to have upset everyone (except Theresa May one assumes!)  Will it pass muster?  I haven’t got the first clue … Continue reading

Posted in Brexit, Conservative Party, European Referendum, Politics | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Another Milestone…

Milestones and anniversaries seem to be coming thick and fast for me at the moment.   Yesterday I celebrated my first 10k images taken with my Sony A7 Mk2.   Not much of a milestone I guess but not bad going since … Continue reading

Posted in autumn, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Along the watershed…

For an unnoticed set of hill along the Leicestershire/Northants border they do have one claim to fame.  They represent the border between the River Severn, the Wash and the Humber.   This might seem a strange thing to claim as the … Continue reading

Posted in autumn, Photography | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment