Last Sunday it was a gorgeously sunny day so, sweltering slightly, I headed out into the countryside to practice more with my new camera. Well, before I headed out I did some quick practising of some of the fun modes on a… erm… willing subject. Meet Octavian. [This is grainy black and white] The countryside… Read More Canon EOS 100D -Second Explorations
For my birthday I got a canon EOS 100D, funded by my extended family clubbing together, and chosen with the help of my boyfriend – I’m extremely grateful to everyone 🙂 I had my first ‘go’ with it today and… I am in love! Doubtless my camera, like my smartphone and laptop, wonders what it… Read More Canon EOS 100D -First Explorations
I love taking photographs of flowers, plants and trees. The beauty and the uniqueness of every living thing is wondrous. Frequently the scripture comes to mind: ‘Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin: And yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory… Read More Spring in the Midlands
What does a PhD do with a gloriously sunny May bank holiday? A PhD’s work is never done, but sits glowering on the bookshelf: students’ mock exams, a chapter to redraft, a bibliography to finish. So, obviously, the feckless postgraduate puts on their trainers and heads out into the countryside. As to the trainers, I… Read More ‘There lives the dearest freshness deep down things’: a sunny May bank holiday.