Even a plug hole drainer can be used to produce an image…


The Bishop’s Stortford Camera Club had a triggertrap evening using them to take some high speed photography of bulbs breaking and water filled balloons bursting – it was great fun! More shots follow:

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This Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus) on Alton Water had just caught his fish supper when he spotted me and headed off in the opposite direction.


Looking for perspective shots for my current photography course I looked up during our walk around Rowney Woods and saw what I thought were lots of birds nests in the tree. On closer inspection they were actually dead leaves that had been trapped in twigs that were growing vertically on the side of the trunk.

I toned this black and white image (with a blue colour to the highlights) to emphasis the cold nature of the day.

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We had an extensive product shoot today – lots of my wife’s new projects needed to be photographed. We took some of the shots in the garden and whilst I was waiting for the next shot to be ready I saw this Wagtail on our roof.


Used matches at the side of the cooker provide today’s subject matter.


Not much happening photographically today so grabbed this shot of Elijah enjoying the sofa.


So, it’s a bit foggy, it’ll be fine, you don’t need to see that well!

Could, of course, be a Close Encounter…


It’s a big bridge and standing under it makes you feel really small…I’ve taken it’s photograph a few times, this one definitely shows its power. Should we be worried about the gap in the middle?


Poured down all day here…so time for a selfy 😉