Still Life

A still life is a work of art depicting mostly inanimate subject matter, including dead animals. This cat is not dead, but it is very still.

Shadowland

I am always drawn to the courtyard behind the King’s Room at Godolphin with the the fragile doors full of rusty nails, scarred wood and arched tops and where the light streams through the unglazed mullion windows. All photos were taken in colour at the Godolphin Gardens at the end of January with my Olympus…

Black and White

During 2020 I ran a photography challenge over on my travel blog looking at different techniques throughout the year. I was not expecting that the year itself would prove to be a challenge in that the Covid-19 pandemic hit us and not only put paid to any travel plans, but also altered the way in…

the winding road

The B3306 between St Ives and St Just has to be among the most beautiful roads to drive along with the Celtic sea on one side and the hills of West Penwith on the other. It is one of my favourites and I never tire of it. A word of warning though. There are blind…

Mousehole

Mousehole Harbour – Black and White

Square January #8

Group Up On The Rocks Always the optimist, Becky is hoping that 2021 will be a more positive year as we march onwards and upwards. Yes, the theme for January Squares is the word ‘up’¬†and as usual she invites us all to join her in a month of ‘ups’ of any description. The only absolute…