Category: Photography

Some photos from this past winter

I’ve been a National Trust member since last April (I joined more or less on the spur of the moment at Petworth, where I realised I had seen enough of the village and had...

A small fountain in the middle of an ornamental lake, with trees behind, some showing autumn colours.

Photography update

Since I’ve not had much time to write this week, here are some pictures I took on recent trips to gardens in southern England (all National Trust properties): Cliveden, Buckinghamshire: a vast estate with...

Some of my recent photography

Besides blogging, amateur landscape photography is an interest of mine and I recently joined the National Trust, a charity which manages a large body of stately homes, gardens and places of natural beauty across...

Pictures from Brighton and Lewes

Misty Sussex countryside, originally uploaded by Indigo Jo. Here are a few pictures I took on a day trip down to the South Coast yesterday. I had booked a day rail pass having read...

Photos from the South Downs

Birds in flocks, originally uploaded by Indigo Jo. The other day I had the use of the family car, so I decided to go down to the South Downs, a spectacular range of hills...

My photo’s in the London Schmap guide

I’ve just been informed that a photograph I took in Portobello Road in Notting Hill, west London, has been included in the Schmap London photo guide. You can find the guide here, and the...

The appeal of image manipulation software

The weekly British photographers’ magazine Amateur Photographer has a feature called Backchat (sponsored by Nikon), in which readers are invited to contribute their “thoughts or views on photography”. This week’s is from one Graham...

Photoshop Ailments

Last month I got myself a digital camera with money I’d been given by relatives for my 30th birthday (£30 each from most of them, and I have plenty of aunts and uncles on...