Landlocked though we are, when the wind blows, the wild flower meadows become our sea.
The Muker wild flower meadows are beginning to come into their own in early June, which for me means a desperate search for interesting angles and compositions. The image below is my favourite hand held “sketch” so far and I’ll head out early tomorrow with a tripod and (hopefully) interesting light. The meadows are an inspiration for artists and … More Discovering Muker – Wild Flower Meadows
A couple of weeks or so ago, in our Old School cafe, I was having a discussion with a man about the Peter Brook paintings that adorn the cafe walls; the importance of the title; the understated, dry, Northern humour; the feel of place and time. He brought up the title of one particular painting that he’d purchased some years back. The title was The … More Discovering Muker – Conversations, Connections & Understanding
Yesterday’s beautiful day in Swaledale held the promise of a great evening’s photography, but as it approached closing time, and my chance to get out, the sky became overcast and the light flat. Nevertheless there was still chance to explore the countryside and search for interesting compositions so I pulled my boots on and headed out. … More Discovering Muker – Composition
The clouds in Swaledale, North Yorkshire, England, are making me fall in love with the Sigma DP3 Merrill all over again!
Again it’s been quite some time since I troubled the blog with a new post, but since Nepal I’ve had no time to pick up a camera, let alone point it in the right direction, but there’s good reason … … in that we’ve upped sticks, moved North, and bought an Art Gallery and Craftshop in the tiny village … More New Life, Muker
Another great chance to take the camera out on an Autumn evening in the city, this time in the historical city of York. No tripod meant high ISO’s, wide open apertures, and some post processing in Lighroom.