Yorkshire Coast

Great to get away with the cameras for a few days – though embarrassingly the D810 had been unused so long that the clock had reset and all the files were marked as 2014 in the metadata! Some gorgeous light for the gannets and kittiwakes at RSPB Bempton, and a couple of nice shots from…

Harpenden Photowalk

Out and about again, this time with our local photographic society. Not my usual subject matter, but good to get the cameras out and to stretch my imagination ever so slightly trying to create some nice images. Also tried out the 24-70mm lens I inherited from my dad – never actually used one before, as…

Farne and Lindisfarne

Back from holiday on the Northumberland coast (for which read Farne Islands, Lindisfarne, and castles).  1200+ photos to sort and edit.  Haven’t even begun to deal with that yet.  But here’s a sneak preview of the ones that stood out when I was importing them to Lightroom…

Zoo-tastic

As promised – some zoo photos.  London Zoo and Whipsnade.  Two visits: Whipsnade was back in early March, which just goes to show that it’s well worth a trip to the zoo on a cool day if you want the animals to be more active.  Had a bit of fun with some of these in…

Out and about

Some photos from the local area.  Oilseed rape in a field just a few minutes’ walk away, and bluebells at the Ashridge estate.  We were a bit early for the bluebells, to be honest – another couple of weeks and it will be a carpet of colour.  But you can still get a feel for…