A Walk On The Hill Side

The area around the National Slate Museum at Llanberis, North Wales is both beautiful and rugged. In the winter snow-capped mountains roll down to icy frozen lakes. In the spring as the snow melts fabulous waterfalls drop down the side of mountains and hills to the lakes below. So on the way home from the... Continue Reading →

North Wales Sunset And Keeping The Sea Out

It wasn't too bad an evening last night, cold, but looked as though there might be a reasonable sunset. Seemed like a good idea to maybe visit the beach and have another try with the new Sigma 10-20mm Wide Angle lens. But let me go back a little in the day first. Earlier in the day I... Continue Reading →

Winter Warrior

Each year I get a winter visitor to my garden. A brave warrior who is prepared to defend their territory against all comers, big or small. Considered the UK's favourite bird - with its bright red breast it is familiar throughout the year and especially at Christmas! Males and females look identical and despite their... Continue Reading →

Alwen Reservoir

Saturday was a beautiful autumn day, clear blue skies, sun shining, bit cold but no wind. As you probably know by now I live on the coast. But for today’s photography session I was heading inland to an ancient monument that I’ve been meaning to re-photograph for some time (more on that later). One of... Continue Reading →

Hurricane Sandy

It’s 16:45 in the afternoon and I’m sitting in the study writing this article. Outside it’s almost dark and the rain is drumming against the windows. In reality it’s pretty mild compared to the battering the east coast of the USA is getting from Hurricane Sandy, so my thoughts go out to you if you... Continue Reading →

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