The Brecon Beacons – valleys

Following on from my ‘peaks’ images, these images were all taken lower down in the valleys around the Brecon Beacons, in particular the Bran Valley, during the week of 21 March 2016, as Spring was starting to emerge. All photographs taken with Fujifilm X-T10, using 10-24mm or 55-200mm lens. Advertisements

The Brecon Beacons – peaks

I took this series of photographs on a sunny day climbing Pen y Fan, in the Brecon Beacons, with my family. It was a Bank Holiday Friday (25 March 2016), and the mountains were dense with people, but I hope I managed to capture something of the majesty of these slopes nonetheless.   All were…

A photographic zoo trip

I took these colourful photographs on a trip to the zoo in Bristol yesterday, with my brilliant new XT10 camera. Hope you like them as much as I do! (Can you name all these animals?)                         .  

the Shoe Tree Mystery

At the bottom of the hill from my office in Bristol, on College Green, is a tree that produces an unusual fruit. Pairs of old trainers regularly appear, and regularly are removed, only to be replenished. It makes a powerful image I think, but I’d be delighted to hear from anyone who knows what is…

Bristol Kite Festival

Yesterday, I took my family to the Bristol Kite Fesitval for the afternoon. Along with the balloon festival earlier in the year, Bristol seems to relish such surreal and joyous occasions. Because the event is so unusual, people come without expectations. There were some spectacular large kites flown by ‘professionals’, such as the dragon being…

Lympstone Skies

For my first post, I’m sharing a photograph I took last year, of a breathtaking sunset over the Exe Estuary. There’s no editing here, this is how it really looked. Click on the photograph to see it in full resolution.