Last week I travelled to Lourdes in France with a band of local pilgrims. I went along as a) it was the sort of thing I would never do and I want to push my boundaries, and b) I was generally just curious to see it. A bit about Lourdes... Lourdes is a small market … Continue reading Photography Excursion – Lourdes
I have a huge obsession with early 20th century literature, especially authors like Evelyn Waugh, Somerset Maugham and Nancy Mitford. They describe an age of elegance, beautiful houses, artistic endeavours, privilege but also the advancement of social mobility and change. The books are bitter, funny and sharp. In real life, a group of people emerged … Continue reading The Influence of the Bright Young Things
Or how the # has become second nature... It is a fact that I love Instagram, and I am always amazed and delighted by the creativity out there that I can peruse... from nature photography to food to clothes to interiors. It means I follow so many people that it takes ages to scroll through … Continue reading Instagram Challenges
I will be at the Anthropologie store in Bath this week on 22nd September, where there is an event showcasing Bath design businesses, ranging from food to drink to decorating to arty crafts. There is also late night shopping, a glass of fizz, plus food and drink tasters. I teach art and craft courses through … Continue reading An evening event at Anthropologie
As mentioned previously in an older post, I had to source pumpkin heads for a shoot for Starbucks' Instagram UK stream for Prescription Agency. The campaign is now rolling out and here are more of the pictures, I think they are hilarious. How no one in the background looks bemused I do not know.... That … Continue reading More Starbucks Pumpkin Heads….
Autumn in all her glory Today I went on a magical walk with my family in some Berkshire woodlands and captured some stills of autumn looking amazing. We had a family lunch for my husband's birthday and then headed out for a long walk. Here are my beautiful girls who happily pottered with me and … Continue reading Autumnal Walks & Sloe Gin
Whenever I take photos when I am not in the UK (ie: in sunny places), the light always seems better... Clearer, more intense colours and so on. So far, in all my travels India and Africa seem to have the best light for photography, but then again it depends what you are photographing I suppose.... … Continue reading What is it about the light on holiday?i
This morning I woke up very early to a huge frost, everything was blanketed in it and looked fuzzy with ice, and then the sun started to shine. It looked amazing. So I rushed outside, (coat over dressing gown plus hat etc - probably made my neighbours wonder what on earth was going on if … Continue reading Ice in photography