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Photo gallery of images which don’t specially belong to a place or time, so they are not travel or event photos. I was there, with a camera.

Just Photos

Canada geese at the lake

Canada Geese at the Lake

A sunny morning with a bit of mist over the water. The Canada Geese at the lake don’t mind as they guide recently hatched goslings breakfast.

Sky News helicopter flying past

Sky News Helicopter

Just sitting there enjoying the sunshine and the Sky News helicopter flew past. Wonder what was interesting nearby?

The Red arrows all grouped together with a re white and blue trail.

The Red Arrows at Silverstone

Photos of the Red Arrows RAF display team. This display was at the 2019 British Grand Prix at the Silverstone Circuit in Northamptonshire.

A fresh Red Rosebud in the green leaves

First Flower – A Red Rose

First flower. It’s spring! A spot of red in the green leaves and buds. .

Hunting a grey heron at the lake. He has stopped for breakfast!

Hunting a Grey Heron at the Lake

Hunting a grey heron at the local lake. A frequent visitor at one time, this bird continually eluded my efforts for a photo. Finally got him!

Brackley Classic Cars in the Piazza - 2019

Classic Cars on the Piazza – Brackley 2019

Classic Cars in the Brackley Piazza – 2019. I arrived a bit late, but, out of a turnout of over 120 cars, there were still a few left.

A pretty swan on the local lake.

Swan on the Lake – with a Photo Tip

A pretty swan on the lake. I spotted this swan on the local lake. A nice image but very busy. De-saturating the image to just a hint of colour improved it.

Sunrise in Leeds

Sunrise in Leeds

Business trips aren’t always the best for photo opportunities. Given the right hotel and a sunrise, with camera in hand, here’s a nice sunrise in Leeds.

Clouds over Lake Geneva at Perroy

Clouds over Switzerland

Photos from a trip to Switzerland. Interesting clouds over lake Geneva and the mountains, catching the sunset. And the fork at Vevey.

Weekly Photo: Edge of the World – On the Cliff Tops

Like the edge of the world. A photo Taken near the lighthouse on Caldey Island, a short boat ride from Tenby in Pembrokeshire.

A river of Clouds in the moonlit sky.

River of Clouds

A river of clouds in the moonlight. I spotted this weird cloud formation a couple of nights ago. I’ve never seen anything like it. Lumix TZ100, using the handheld nightshot function. Not a lot I

Umhlanga Rocks Lighthouse on the kwaZulu-Natal coast, South Africa

Weekly Photo: Lighthouse – Umhlanga Rocks

The Lighthouse at Umhlanga Rocks, taken from the Lighthouse Bar in the Oyster Box Hotel.

Just a pretty sunset

Weekly Photo: Pretty Sunset

If you want to catch great sunset photos you need to see the sunset. Missed this one but at least I caught the last of the light in this pretty sunset.

White bell shaped lily of the valley flowers in a nest of green leaves.

Weekly Photo: Lily of the Valley in the Garden

                          Spring and summer, with flowers blooming and the insects waking up, is great for a bit of garden and flower photography. Out

Hook Norton Brewery in Black and White

Weekly Photo: Hook Norton Brewery

Hook Norton Brewery. I did a tour of the brewery with an overseas based friend. A great day out and very interesting. The brewery is an interesting mix of old and new. The Photo Have

Domed church an new building glass in London.

Weekly Photo: Seen in London

In a recent trip to London, actually while making our way across the city to Hyde Park, we spotted this picture. Here’s an interesting mix of old and new architecture all reflected in the glass

Eric Clapton and Carlos Santana on stage in Hyde Park

Weekly Photo: Eric Clapton & Carlos Santana

Eric Clapton and Carlos Santana on stage in Hyde park, sharing the final number – “It’s High Time We Went”. #hydepark #ericclapton #britishsummertime #uk #london #londonhydepark #hydeparkmusic Posted on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/p/BlAmIKznXeJ/ – @hairy1travels. Not every

summertime - a busy bee in a flower

Summertime – Flowers and Bees

Summertime. In the countryside. On a sunny day. Just sit back and listen to the buzzing of the bees as the flit from flower to flower collections pollen. I was there with my camera (Lumix

Plump Pigeon enjoying a spring evening

Plump Pigeon in The Sun and Digital Zoom

A plump pigeon enjoying the late afternoon English spring sunshine. More to the point was checking the operation of the LUMIX TZ100’s digital zoom. Impressive I think.

A beautiful blue sky on a spring day above a tree newly clothed with leaves

A Fine Spring Day – At Last!

It seemed to take forever after a cold winter. Finally we had a great sunny spring day.

Magaruque Aailing Boat

Magaruque Sailing Boat

A day out on Magaruque Island in the Bazaruto Archipelago near Vilanculos in Mozambique. This sailboat was moored there making a beautiful picture with the clear seas, blue skies and clouds. from 500px Magaruque Sailing

Little Crab on the Beach at Vilanculos

Little Crab on the Beach

A little crab near its burrow on a tropical beach. These little crabs hide under the sand at hight tide, popping out to forage when the tide is low. Get too close and they will scurry back to the hole for safety.

Shadows in the snow on a winter night

Shadows in the Snow

Winter nights are not a time when I would choose to go out in the snow. But the shadows in the snow cast by the house lights on the fresh garden snow really intrigued me enough to take a camera outside.

Industrial Robin on a bin

Industrial Robin Red Breast

It is amazing where you will find the little robin. I saw this little guy at work. Outside in a break area, he was right at home wlaking around people’s feet and picking up scraps.

Grass on the Beach in the Sunset

Beach Grass on the Beach in the Sunset

Grasses on the beach near Valras Plage catching the beautiful golden sunset light. When shooting the sunset it is always a good idea to check the effect of the light behind you!

Footsteps in the Sand at Blue Bayou beach, Valras Plage

Footsteps in the Sand after Sunrise

Late May in the Lanquedoc-Rousillon area of France can be windy and cold. But the sun shines. The sunsets and sunrises are great, well worth the early start. On this morning I caught a decent

Red Breas Robin on a fence in heavy wind

Red Robin On A Fence in Strong Wind

This little red breast robin defied the gale force winds to come and sit on our fence, feathers all ruffled. It was a windy day, not great for little birds to be out.

Golden Coffee Mug - Vilankulos Sunrise on a Coffee Mug

Golden Coffee Mug

A Golden Coffee Mug On Holiday in Mozambique. It’s Christmas and I have my camera (why wouldn’t I?). There’s just one problem. The sun rises at 4:30 a.m. I didn’t make too many morning golden

So that was 2017

That Was 2017

That was 2017. A busy and fun year for us. Here it is, all summed up in glorious Colour photos. Have a look at the blog for the bigger stories.

Waiting For A Train in the golden hour.

Waiting For A Train

Sitting on a station platform waiting for a train a little after golden hour one morning. The view made an interesting photo. Come and see.

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