Saturday Sketches #26

During the winter I take a break from the Six on Saturday meme as there is not much to record in my garden over the next few months (Plus it is too wet and cold to go out there). Instead I shall be posting photos that have been taken on my phone and edited with…

a winter beach walk

I have several lenses for my Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III camera, but it is rare that I take more than one with me when I go out. My favourite lens for flowers and gardens is my prime lens which is also good in low light situations or my macro lens, but on Tuesday I…

Saturday Sketches #25

During the winter I take a break from the Six on Saturday meme as there is not much to record in my garden over the next few months (Plus it is too wet and cold to go out there). Instead I shall be posting photos that have been taken on my phone and edited with…

Flower Portrait: Iris histrioides ‘George’

Yesterday was dry and sunny after early morning rain, though still rather chilly (5°C) so I wrapped up warm, put on the gardening gloves, grabbed the secateurs and went out into the garden to do some clearing up. It was nice to see the spring bulbs I planted in the autumn popping up in the…

Flower Portrait: First Hellebore

Despite the recent harsh weather (weeks of heavy rain and last night’s snowfall) this pretty little Hellebore is the first to flower. It resides on the north facing steps in the courtyard and it appears that there are also some bulbs in this pot – possibly tulips. We shall have to wait a few months…

Saturday Sketches Returns #24

During the winter I take a break from the Six on Saturday meme as there is not much to record in my garden over the next few months (Plus it is too wet and cold to go out there). Instead I shall be posting photos that have been taken on my phone and edited with…