Spotted this lady seeking the sun outside her place of business …there was no need for salon spray tans or sunbeds in Blackpool yesterday, the sun shone and as the tide went out the beach filled with children enjoying the last weekend of the summer holidays.
I have been helping a friend to decorate, not my favorite pastime as would much rather been on the streets shooting the unsuspecting and unusual, but am a firm believer in pay it forward and so I thought would lend a hand. Was there early morning to empty bookcases and shelves and move furniture, weContinue reading “decorating …and the space where the picture was”
A recent trip to London saw me taking hundreds of photographs of tourist spots, works of art and all the usual stuff one shoots when in our beautiful capital but these two images are among my favorites mainly because they’re taken at The Tate Modern.. this first one because it shows that book shops willContinue reading “Tate Modern & reading”
Making the most of these last warm days before we are plunged into dark damp autumn I sat in my garden this afternoon reading and noticed the shadows of plants and shrubs on the sheet drying in the sunshine. I spent the next 30 minutes lying on the grass muttering to myself, to the windContinue reading “drying sheets and shadows”
because this little fella came to play in the garden and have ice creams in the sunshine In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Today Was a Good Day.” Today Was a Good Day
Driving down a country lane near home recently I noticed the verge was in full bloom and asked my long suffering very supportive husband to stop the car while I rummaged through bags trying to find the right lens. Risking life and limb on the roadside while cars flew past atContinue reading “roadside”
Sometimes things just happen in photography and I know the moment I press the shutter button I have caught my ‘image of the day’ . I couldn’t believe my luck when on a recent trip to London to photograph urban art I spotted this guy and everything fell in to place…the door artwork by ‘skeletoncardboard’Continue reading “Another serendipitous moment”
Just turned a corner in London and there it was..how could I resist? I did have to back up a wee bit to fit it all in and was still struggling but wasn’t going to leave without capturing it. The best thing about street photography for me is that it always surprises me…there isn’t aContinue reading “Scary”
Passing this barber shop in London recently couldn’t resist getting a shot of the vintage decor and the lovely wooden floor. All that was missing was a whiskered gent getting a straight razor shave but that just means will have to go back!
This past week has been pretty awesome on the Fylde coast, we’ve had Lytham Festival with all sorts and everything in music and we’ve had the Punk Rebellion at the Winter Gardens followed by the airshow.. and the town has been filled with the weird and wonderful The best thing for me is it givesContinue reading “people watching”