Daily Prompt: Tables Turned

Like a lot of people I am most definitely camera-shy.  However, David ‘snapped’ this image whilst I was doing some filming with Anja.  I used it in all the publicity stuff I did for the films we made, and as in this instance, on the actual DVD.  I am ‘hiding’ behind the camera and feel…

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Four Stars: Two Anniversaries, Two Christenings & Open Studios.

This is all about the women who span 4 generations of my family: 4 stars for four beautiful women. Starting with my mother-in-law, Jean. The christening gown that Rebecca is wearing was made by my mother-in-law, Jean.  3 generations later, the same christening gown is worn by baby Rose for her christening.   Here she is…

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Escape: A Circular Walk from Kestle Barton via Frenchman’s Creek

This week, I decided to take up WordPress’ weekly ‘photo challenge’ with the special subject, ‘escape‘ – and see if anyone notices!  My escape is walking: it costs nothing (except travel costs, perhaps), the exercise is great for clearing the cobwebs, its ideal space for ‘dreaming’, and the dogs are especially grateful.  An ocular feast…

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Draw and Shoot

SHOOTING Secondly, I am looking at landscape with a photographer‘s eye.  In this mode, my concerns are mostly about colours and textures.  Here, I am composing pictures (for possible paintings); or thinking of different camera angles and recording field patterns or how bracken and winter grasses interweave their habit; the way that snow transforms a…

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