Tag: writing

Music and Photography

  As I was driving to one of my calls recently, I had my music on through the car sound system. There was a time I would have said stereo, but sound system is very “now”. I have a large and diverse taste in music but on this day, I was thinking not about the genre but the music itself. Why, for instance do I like certain pieces and others not so much? Why do I like certain instruments? To give an example I have the Beethoven...
October 18, 2021 No Comments

Inspiration or lack of.

[caption id="attachment_2211" align="aligncenter" width="831"] The Great Ouse early in the morning with the sun just risen and light mist rolls over the river[/caption]   The past couple of months has been flat and lacking inspiration, once again my cameras are sitting gathering dust. A change of job has been the main mover behind this; however, this was unexpected, and the original plan was to give up my job and work to become a...
September 27, 2021 No Comments

Late evening

Late evening, the air has cooled from the heat of the day. The ever-present grumble of life has died. A light wispy cloud hangs high in the night sky. Below, a zephyr of wind swirls around. It feels clean, crisp. As the noise dies the space around grows. In inner piece envelopes building slowly from inside growing slowly. At once calming and easing the stress and strains of the days. Stars come out slowly one by one. Some hidden by the...
July 5, 2021 No Comments

The River at Dawn

The river that is 5 minutes from my house has always had a problem. There is a constant rumbling his that I had presumed was from the town bypass. This is not the case. The noise comes from a sluice that I have to walk past.  Bit of a “doh” moment there. At 4.30 am on a Sunday morning there is little or no traffic about. So, it became apparent that I have been wrong. That the cascading water was considerably noisier than I had ever...
June 28, 2021 No Comments

Countryside and Photography

I have been asked why I spend time writing about the countryside and not about photography, this is, after all, a photography website and perhaps I should be giving tips and hints about photography. The answer is that perhaps I should. I should devote some time to the subject matter that this website is about. The fact is that I am Photography is not all about settings, gear, and how to. It is also about capturing feelings, and...
October 12, 2020 No Comments