Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #138 – Natural Light

Over the last week or so, we’ve had some lovely early spring sunshine. It still gets cold overnight but in the day, when the sun’s shining, it feels like winter is in the past. I take almost all of my photos outdoors, so good light is really important. The right light can make the image…… Continue reading Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #138 – Natural Light

Everyday Objects

This week’s theme for the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge is ‘Everyday Objects’. I had an enjoyable time poking around the house for everyday objects to capture 🙂 My life at the moment includes a lot of cat care. My cat Bobby has had an eye ulcer for 7 weeks now and has been back and forth…… Continue reading Everyday Objects

Transformed by Light

A change in the light can transform the world. Simple windows wouldn’t be so interesting without the glow of the sunset reflected in them. A distant Red Kite wouldn’t make much of a photo but silhouetted against a golden sky, maybe the photo is worth saving. The glow of sunshine in the forest highlights every…… Continue reading Transformed by Light

Season’s Blessings

May the road rise up to meet you. May the wind be always at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face; the rains fall soft upon your fields. And may the blessing of the earth be on you, soft under your feet as you pass along the roads, soft under you as…… Continue reading Season’s Blessings

Soothing Light

I was looking for photos on the Weekly Photo Challenge theme of ‘relax’. Initially I tried to capture my cat relaxing with my daughter, but being a black cat, he’s not terribly photogenic I find, and this was the best I could do: So I started thinking about a different approach. Rather than something or…… Continue reading Soothing Light

Christmas Magic

I know some people may feel it’s a little early but what’s more magical than Christmas sparkle and twinkly lights? We’ve put our tree up early this year to cheer us up in the dark nights, and fend of the darkness of depressing/frustrating news stories. Light and bright, bringing hope, and reminding us to hold…… Continue reading Christmas Magic

Among Nature’s Chaos

Back in June I was finding tiny grasshoppers among the chaos of grass stems. I remember that joyful feeling of walking along and seeing tiny creatures springing about, then getting down close to the ground and seeing so many tiny hoppers peeking out at me from various stems. More recently I’ve enjoyed photographing the chaos…… Continue reading Among Nature’s Chaos

Autumn in the Village

Most of what I include in my blog would fit the Weekly Photo Challenge this week: Local. I don’t often venture very far, mainly taking photos around my village, and occasionally a few miles away in Cors Caron. So it’s all very much local. What is going in on my local area at the moment…… Continue reading Autumn in the Village