South Pier & over exposure

Very early morning light blowing out exposure of the sands near South Pier in Blackpool…I could have, should have altered exposure in camera but as usual saw something I liked in the brightness and the contrasting colours of the iron legs, rust, barnacles and sea water. .

Sunflare and ephemeral light moments

What is Ephemeral and how to photograph it.. a fleeting moment of perfect lens flare caused by morning sunlight shining on the unprotected lens as I chased these precious moments around my garden…every transient moment of our lives ..every ray of light I see and try to capture. Life is good and time is precious..Continue reading “Sunflare and ephemeral light moments”

street photography and waiting for someone to come in to the frame

I often, frequently, end up on North Pier in Blackpool and have to say it is a favorite place for photography and just spending time. The pier dates back to 1860s and has been severely damaged over the years from fires and storms butlife goes on and the pier opens again every season. As IContinue reading “street photography and waiting for someone to come in to the frame”

a post about posts

I love my town, It has to be the best part of the coast and this post is about posts…wooden posts or sand fences used to protect the sand dunes.. I love the way they stand to attention like little tin soldiers…protecting the hills and the coast through all sorts of severe weather. We getContinue reading “a post about posts”

Gold – Robert Frost

Nature’s first green is gold,  Her hardest hue to hold Her early leaf’s a flower,  But only so an hour Then leaf subsides to leaf,  So Eden sank to grief So dawn goes down to day,  nothing gold can stay