Monthly Archives: July 2011


Peacock, the eyes of.  This is one of a series of images of a peacock taken on a visit to Stourhead, near Mere, in Wilshire.  This is a famous 18th Century landscape garden now owned by the National Trust.

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Abstract – red, white and blue

This image was taken on the same occasion as last week’s post: on the beach at Hastings, in Sussex.  The brightly coloured stripes on the side of a fishing boat enticed me to go in close and exclude all other detail.  One … Continue reading

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Fishing Boat

For hundreds of years Hastings has had a beach-based fishing fleet.  This is one of the boats, ‘caught’ on camera during an evening visit to the beach.  A town on England’s south coast, Hastings also draws in visitors today as a … Continue reading

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There are plenty of Azalea at the Winkworth Aboretum, as this image shows.  The aboretum was  originally developed by Dr Wilfred Fox to paint the hillside site with autumn colour.  However, he widened his aim, resulting in delightfully photogenic displays of … Continue reading

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London Eye

Here is a bird’s eye view of two iconic London landmarks, standing out against the subdued evening haze. It’s a picture of contrasts: old and new, dark and light, solid as against open structure.

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