Category: Challenges/Assignments

I caved and went for a stereotypical seaside photo for this week’s Watery Wednesday: the western coast of Seattle, USA. As if to make sure I ticked all the boxes, I also made sure the sun was setting. Hopefully you like it though. I think it’s interesting enough to warrant more than just a quick glance! If you like this one, there’s a few more in the series, over in the USA gallery! You can find more watery, and alliteration-friendly…

The photo I’m sharing today is a photo taken from the highest point in South England,Leith Hill in Surrey. It’s a hill just south west of London that commands an awesome view of the landscape around it. Atop the hill is some kind of ancient Gothic tower where you can take some of the best photos in all of England! This photo itself was taken from the base of the tower — I loved the light, and the family having…

Welcome! This is my first addition to the ‘Watery Wednesday’ photo assignment. Everyone seems to do sea-side photos, so I thought I’d break out of the mould and show you a fun photo of mine! I was experimenting with incredibly fast shutter speeds, on a very rainy day, in good light. Such a combination let me capture the rain in such a way that it almost looks like snow! I took a few other photos of the same kind, but…

This is a recent photo of mine, taken on some heathland in Surrey. For some reason (which I still don’t know!) a herd of Highland Cattle had been transplanted to this heathland in the South of England — some 600 miles away from where they’re meant to be. Anyway, the focus of the photo is undoubtedly the cow, but it just so happened that the sky decided to spoil me at the same time. It may not look very real…

(Dear Lord, how’s that for an alliteration BONANZA?) This is a shared photographic assignment with Brigid. I look forward to seeing what she comes up with later today! (It’s Monday here in England, but it’s not in America… so I’m cheating a little!) The brief was “It can be of a car, or a study of a certain part of transportation.” I give you… the Mazda RX-8, under a rather lovely Sussex clear sky and full moon.

This is another sunset picture from Sussex, my home county, in England. This one is early on though, with there still being plenty of daylight to bring out the detail in the foreground. While the sky has a creamy and dreamy quality to it, I love the texture of the frozen pond — and the ducks that are huddling for warmth! Poor things. This is an ‘original’ photo with only minimal cropping, and no colour correction. This is a post…