Tuesday, 28 June 2011

Blog 169

Thistles, seen on a walk alongside the River Trent at Sawley on Wednesday 22nd June 2011.

Wednesday, 22 June 2011

Blog 168

These photographs of some of the Scarecrows made by the villager's of Weston on Trent for display over the weekend 11/12th June 2011 for the village "Scarecrow Trail".

Some Like It Hot - Marilyn Monroe

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Maid Marian

Dr Foster went to...

Wicked Witch, mirror mirror on the wall who is the fairest of them all?

Eddy the Eagle Edwards - remember him from the 1988 Olympics?

Monday, 20 June 2011

Blog 167

Castle Howard in Yorkshire, photographs taken 4th June 2011.

This is a six shot panorama photomerged in Adobe Photoshop.

Atlas fountain, no fountains are working at the moment due to the extensive damage caused to the fountains during our last winter.

Another aspect of the Zodiacal Atlas.

Beautiful Peony observed in the walled garden.

Blog 166

Living history characters from "Operation Tutbury" the photographs were taken 29th May 2011. A small selection from nearly five hundred taken on the day. Joe in the first photograph was one of the organisers.

Sunday, 19 June 2011

Blog 165

Temple of Piety Reflected in Moon Pond - Studley Royal, Yorkshire. A four layer shot taken in this way to be able to remove seven people and a picnic bag that were in the shot. Taken 5th June 2011.

Blog 164

Beverley Minster, in Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire is a parish church in the Church of England. It is said to be the largest parish church in the UK. This is a four shot vertical panorama, taken on 1st June 2011.

Blog 163

Bishop's Palace, York, Bishopthorpe, York, England, this is a seven shot HDRI. Taken 31st May 2011. And is the official residence of the Archbishop of York the present incumbent is John Sentamu.

Blog 162

A shot of Cauldron Falls at West Burton in the Yorkshire Dales. Taken at ½ second at f16, ISO 200. shot from about 6 metres, the height of the falls approximately 6 metres.

I love the way the shafts of light coming through the trees to the right of the falls obliquely illuminates the water.

Saturday, 11 June 2011

Blog 161

Cygnets at Attenborough Nature reserve Tuesday 7th June 2011.

Blog 160

These small images doe not do justice to the subject. These poppies are in the oil seed rape fields adjacent to the road between Weston on Trent and Aston on Trent, Derbyshire.