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Tulips

I grew some stripey tulips purposely to take their pictures!! They did not impress me until they were almost at the end of their lovely lives. The stripes became muted and the colours softened. I made use of the sunny windy days and kept on taking pictures of them, being blown by the wind and […]

Kilve Beach

Kilve beach has to be my favourite place for stormy photographs when there is a north westerly blowing and storms are coming up the Bristol Channel. The fabulous rock formations give wonderful textural foregrounds which are such a vital element in any landscape photograph. It was very hard to hold the camera still even with […]

Florida Wildlife

I am no wildlife photographer but a recent trip for sailing to Sarasota Florida, it was impossible to ignore the abounding birds and beasts. The birds were so unafraid and nesting all over the boat park. An Osprey had a nest right beside the clubhouse and had even incorporated some jib sheets carelessly left about […]

Historic Landscapes

There will be an exhibition of the findings of the archeological teams that have been working on the land due for development for the new Hinkley Point Power stations in West Somerset. I have been lucky enough to have been involved from the start of the project, photographing the landscape before the development and documenting […]

RPS Biennial Members Exhibition

Yesterday I was absolutely thrilled to receive an e mail informing me that one of my images had been chosen as one of 100 finalists in the 2015 Royal Photographic Society’s Members Biennial Exhibition. This exhibition will tour next year, dates to be announced. Ì am especially pleased that it features Libby, a real countrywoman […]

Muchelney Pottery

Yesterday Saturday 15th November saw the opening of the exhibition ‘Reflection’  that I am lucky enough to have at the lovely gallery in John Leach’s Muchelney Pottery.  It is a show  that reflects my work over the past couple of years. It includes images of the wet and wild winters and my travels to the […]

Motherly duties

Just for a change I was called upon to go to the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy yesterday to take some ‘team’ pictures of my sailor daughter Mary and her new sailing partner Tom Phipps as they start on the last part of their ‘Road to Rio’.  It was a dull gloomy day, good […]