Don’t Press That!!!

You never can tell what is going to prove popular on Flickr and what is not going to be a “hit”. Recently I uploaded a picture shown below of my son which I absolutely love. With the expression on his face and with his thumb about to press the big red button I gave the […]

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Tyne Abstracts

As mentioned in my last post here are some photos from my recent visit to Newcastle Upon Tyne. Despite the fact that it was the end of January the weather was crisp and clear giving me the opportunity to take some shots in the sunshine with relatively clear skies.   The walk along Newcastle Quayside […]

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Inspired Again!

It’s been a long time since my last post, mainly due to the fact that I hadn’t found anything which inspired me to take photos until last weekend. I may post some shots of my visit to Newcastle in the next few days but in this post I will show some abstract shots which I […]

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It’s Not Easy

It’s not always easy taking photographs, even when there are a multitude of opportunities to take advantage of – last weekend was a perfect example of this. Tropical World in Leeds is a fantastic place for taking photos – colourful plants, butterflies, birds, meerkats, insects, reptiles – you really are spoilt for choice. So why […]

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Waiting For The Catch

The woods presented plenty of photo opportunities on this misty morning. The spiders had obviously been very active the previous night as there were many webs in the trees and bushes. This spider was waiting patiently at the centre of it’s web for dinner to come along.   It is not the spider or even […]

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The Next Station Is…

Some days things just don’t inspire me and, despite having some free time to indulge in my passion for photography, I come home empty handed. This was the case a few weeks ago when I met up with a fellow photographer after work with the intention of capturing several masterpieces. It didn’t work out like […]

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Autumn Leaves

This was a shot I actually took last Autumn. As always I am constantly looking round to see what would make a good picture however sometimes you are in too much of a hurry to stop or have other priorities. Too often, even when I have got the time to stop, I have spotted something, […]

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Where Do I Start?

So where do I start with this blog? How about with one of my favourite shots. This was taken two thirds of the way up an active volcano – Mount Etna in Sicily. The views were obviously spectacular from such a high vantage point but what was more interesting to me was how barren it […]

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