St Mary’s Church

24Jun

296/365v3 – Trees, Clouds and Bird Song

I only had my tiny Manfrotto table tripod with me so decided to go for that low to the ground look…which worked until, inexplicably, the camera changed its focus…but in the end I quite liked it anyway! I added a bird song soundtrack which I recorded a week earlier about 10 miles away 😉

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The Church at East Bergholt in Suffolk was due to have a bell tower built in 1525, however, due to a lack of money this was never completed so a bell cage was built in 1531 to house the bells – this image shows the bells within the cage –

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27Dec

361/366 Stars over Great Dunmow

This is something I’m, looking to do a lot more of in the New Year, photography of the night sky.

Tonight really wasn’t the ideal time to give this a go – an almost full moon certainly doesn’t help and being in the middle of a small town makes it doubly difficult to get a good shot of the stars in the sky with all the light pollution around. Still, I was quite pleased with what I got as a starter shot…watch this space (please click the image to see the stars properly)!

Stars over Dunmow


12May

Welcome to St Mary’s Church, Elsenham

Wow, it’s been almost a week since I last posted, sorry about that – don’t forget – I post every day on my 366 project.

Today’s picture is of the entrance to the Norman Church at Elsenham – St Mary’s.

Welcome to St Mary's Church, Elsenham


Along with the photograph of Doctors Pond taken at the crack of dawn on Sunday morning I also took this one of Great Dunmow’s Parish Church.

I’ve photographed loads of Churches in Essex over the last 6 months or so, but strangely haven’t investigated my local church in Dunmow, so, here we go!