Last week I made a quick trip to the northern tip of Hayling Island to scout out the Hayling Billy Trail, a walk that follows in the footsteps of the long gone steam train that once carried passengers between the island and mainland.
I found myself back in Horsham Park this week as the dramatic low winter sun began warming up the frozen landscape.
One of the benefits of this blog is we are now getting out and seeing a lot more local sights; places around the corner that we didn’t even know existed. One such place is Langstone Harbour, just a few minutes away from Emsworth.
Where do you go when you and your better half get your first afternoon in months without the kids and the weather is foul? An exhibition on children’s TV of course!
This is my final week of black and white, and whilst I don’t have any profound lessons to share it has been an interesting month. At times frustrating as colour can often define an image, but overall my fascination with mono has increased.
Week 3, the week I finally cracked. I awoke early on Saturday to a crisp and clear winter’s morning and decided to take a walk around Emsworth Harbour. I was treated to a particularly beautiful sunrise, the sky a fiery orange and vibrant blue contrasting wonderfully with the cold white frost covering the Quay and Mill Pond. How could I represent this dramatic scene in black and white and ignore those glorious colours? I couldn’t… Continue reading “Harbour Contrasts”
A difficulty I often have when capturing a particular scene is selecting which image to use. I’ll come back with several shots that I am pleased with but as I can only pick one what do I do with the rest? I struggle to delete them – am I being too precious with my work?