arty farty

arty farty

IMG_9051

Texture Tuesday

In spite of good intentions at the weekend I failed miserably to get out in the garden to do the Big Autumn Tidy Up that I’ve been planning. As a result it is still a rather over grown and wilting mess. Sadly I have also neglected the few raspberry canes that I have on the…

Texture Tuesday - chives small

Texture Tuesday: the last of the summer chives

It’s ages since I did a texture Tuesday (and a fair while since I last blogged) but I was inspired at lunchtime by these chives which I picked from our very sad and bedraggled looking herb garden.  The camera was already in the kitchen as I was talking pictures of the rock cakes that I…

dead sunflowers haiku

Dead sunflowers

I love cut flowers but I’m notoriously bad at getting rid of them once they are past their best and they are often to be found drooping and dropping their petals all over the floor!  However I also love to photograph dead flowers and foliage (as you may have noticed from some of my previous…

The pixel chef prints (10)

Pixel Chef on display at Welbourne Arts Festival!

I’m thrilled to report that some of my photos will be on display and available to buy at the Welbourne Arts festival over this weekend. The Festival is the biggest village-based contemporary arts festival in Norfolk and features a fantastic two days ofilm, drama, dance, visual arts, live music, literature, street performers, comedy and hands-on…

freckles small

Texture Tuesday: freckles

We have been busy.  The sun has been out.  My daughter has lovely freckles….

texture Tuesday 16 April (1)

Teen Texture Tuesday with attitude

What is about teenagers and that lip pouty thing? I have had several family photo shoots where I have had to politely ask young people not to do that thing with their lips! As you will see from these photos it’s not just the girls that do it sometimes – boys, my son included, are…

IMG_2235a

Texture Tuesday

It’s been a while since I did a texture Tuesday – things have been so hectic with work that I haven’t had much time for tinkering! These shots feature yesterday’s chef – my daughter Reya – and were taken on Easter Sunday on a trip to our village green. The light was very flat and…

An old French window and a bricked up window

Postcards from France

I have been tinkering with a few photos from our holiday in France last year.  Both of these shots have several different textures applied including the texture that I made for yesterday’s Valentine’s post.  All are a bit dark and grungy – hopefully the spring weather will inspire me to do something a bit gentler…

valentines day 3

Be my Valentine…

I don’t know whether to tell, I’m not sure if it would break the spell, There’s nobody else that’s as sweet as you, You seem so special, whatever you do, If  I sent you my love you would guess it was me, I can not make it obvious, but I need to make you see,…

Reeds in a Norfolk field with textures applied in photoshop

Texture Tuesday: Longing for Spring

  The weather has been grim the last few days to say the least –  cold, grey and with a biting wind and it has been very difficult to find much in the way of inspiration. To compensate I’ve processed a couple of recent shots using textures.  Both photographs have been processed with Kim Klassen’s…