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Photography

Climbing over the streets of Ottawa

Every now and again as I learn new photography skills, I like to re-visit old photographs and see if I can change them. The silhouetted girl in these pictures is my eldest daughter, Helen and I took the picture in 2017 when she was using a climbing frame.

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Princess Anne rose

Time and again I have said that flowers make for superb photographic subjects. When I saw this rose at the Italian garden at Hever castle, I was simply drawn to it. The colours really stood out and the arrangement of the petals look incredibly ornate. I had no idea what variety of rose it was

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My daughter’s perfectly imperfect sunflower

May I introduce you to the sunflower my youngest daughter, Izzy, has been growing for several months. It’s tiny compared to many other sunflower plants I have seen this season and it’s late flowering, but it’s brilliant yellow petals caught my attention. It may be an imperfect sunflower, but it was calling out to have

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Photography

Further adventures with reflections

The end of this working week did not go to plan. To quote Malcolm Tucker from The Thick of It, I had a to do list “longer than a Leonard Cohen song.” Alas, I also had child No1 home from school because she was a bit poorly and so my to do list was quickly

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Photography

Capturing a reflection in water

I’ve finally done it! I’ve been a keen photographer for many years, but it’s taken until now for me to capture a photograph of a reflection in water that I am happy with.

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