The eye of the lens

29 Sep Lunar eclipse

What a beautiful sight to see the moon in the shadow of the earth, glowing an amazing red in the dark night sky above my studio in the Oxfordshire countryside. I watched it slowly disappear  from a glorious bright full moon to that shadowy red  glow and back...

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23 Jun Poppies

Wild poppies are growing in abundance in the wild and they are the most beautiful flower; the bees in our garden are loving them. It is also a very symbolic flower and lovely to see that these wild poppies have seeded themselvesamazingly right next to...

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24 Mar Looking for the Sun

Last week we were looking for the sun to shine through the clouds over Oxford to get a glimpse of the partial eclipse. It was quite magical when the clouds suddenly became translucent to reveal the magnificent spectacle. On this occasion I observed and enjoyed the moment without...

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staying power vandenberg

13 Jan Staying Power

Staying Power at the V&A museum is a great new photography exhibition documenting the contribution of Black Britons to society. I saw the photographer Charlie Phillips interviewed ( one of the exhibitors) who began taking photographs in Notting Hill with Kodak Brownie given to him. There...

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