Enfys- the Welsh name for a rainbow. I like the name and it seems fitting considering we see rainbows appearing over the Welsh coast from here in Ilfracombe. It’s a good time of year for seeing them; the winter sun is low in the Southern sky, whilst squalls blow in from the Irish Sea up the Bristol Channel and past us. I find them hard to photograph without it looking unnatural. Supersaturated colours don’t look right to me and […]
I guess everything has it’s flipside, the not so good with the good, the downs and the ups. It could be a lot worse I know that. We’re lucky, we have our health and we are doing what we want, where we want. We don’t overindulge too much, and we try to keep balanced with most things. Bloody seagulls: I’d just cleaned the windows, settled down to watch the sea and boom! Classy though, arts and craft shit.
A model tagged an image I had taken of her when she uploaded it to her portfolio on a modelling website. This doesn’t happen that often as I’m not the most productive of photographers in that area, and contrary to what people may think I don’t have a big network of model contacts who ping or text me. To be fair, I don’t have any! Anyway I thought, “that’s nice” took a look at the image, and thought, “yeah, […]
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A storm blew up the other day, not particularly bad, maybe a 7 on the Beaufort scale, enough to get the sea nice and foamy. It had been dead calm for several days before, so the change was refreshing. I’m not sure I like long exposures anymore. At first I loved them, the ability to reduce motion to a smear, or solid tones of grey with even longer shutter speeds. I got tired of it though, you see it everywhere […]