Tag Archives: My House & Garden

April Sunset

April Sunset

A cracking spring sunset, taken from my bedroom window. The photo was taken on my iPhone as my Nikon battery wasn’t charged.

Autumn Days

Autumn Days

I know I did a similar post this time last year, but I think Autumn is the most photogenic season! My new house has a West-facing garden and we’ve had some beautiful sunsets recently – hopefully one day I’ll think to pick my camera up, … Read More

New Garden

New Garden

So, we’re finally in our first purchased house, and the garden is a real project which needs to be stripped right back and started over. This beautifully coloured rose was the only flower on an otherwise decimated Rosebush. I’m hoping to replace it with a … Read More

Amaryllis

Amaryllis

I haven’t really been too inspired recently, but as my Amaryllis bulb began to bloom, I dug out my camera, 50mm f/1.8 and reversing ring and experimented with some Macro photography of the plant’s architecture. I really love my “nifty fifty” for the deliciously rich … Read More

Autumn

Autumn

Another month, another season. Autumn is well and truly with us now and on this crisp, clear day the vibrant colours were everywhere. The orangey-reds of these ornamental crab apples seem to sum the season up. See more of my Flower photography on Flickr

Water Droplets

Water Droplets

A cold and wet afternoon, so I decided to attempt some water drop photographs. I used my Sigma 70-300mm lens at 300mm in “Macro” mode, mounted my camera onto the tripod, and then experimented! This was my favourite picture from the day – even though … Read More

Summertime

Summertime

Possibly the warmest day of the year so far, and I took advantage by spending the whole day sunbathing in my parents’ garden. I photographed this wild yellow Poppy with the sun shining through its petals, and it just seems to encapsulate “summer”! See more … Read More

March 2009

Project 365: March

Spring may be in the air, but the mornings are still bitterly cold! I photographed this frost-coated daffodil in my parent’s garden this morning as I was up early on an airport run. Follow my Progress through Project 365

Feb 2009

Project 365: February

Cold winter morning… Toes peeping out from under the duvet. I’m still plodding on with my Project 365, though these wet and grey winter days seem to be sapping my inspiration – there’s only so much to photograph in a two-bed flat!!! Follow my Progress … Read More