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.
February has been a month of greyness and gloom both in weather and mood and in some ways my images reflect that.
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 the first entry in my year long assignment to capture Emsworth through the months.
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”
Week 2 of my month in monochrome, and I’m not quite sure where it went. Lacking inspiration after last week I decided to begin shooting some of my daily commute. It takes a large part of my day and I feel it will be the hardest part of my year of challenges to capture.