Orange sail at Newlyn
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Sails are not top of my list for subjects when I go to Newlyn harbour in the far west of Cornwall to take photographs. Not because they’re not attractive but just because I don’t expect to see them. True, there … Read More

Glassy sand at Polly Joke
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The sand at Polly Joke, or Porth Joke, on the north coast of Cornwall is so colourful it’s almost unbelievable. Just another reason for this being one of my favourite beaches. I love photographing the stream that meanders down the … Read More

Graphic green leaves
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I went into the garden to photograph flowers, especially the mass of colour from the beautiful roses. I was spoiled for choice between deep red shades to delicate pink and rich golden yellows to near white…an abundance of soft, gentle … Read More

Mackerel sea at Rosemullion Head
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This was the beginning of a magical spell fishing at Rosemullion Head near the Helford Estuary in Cornwall. It was warm and still and the reflections of the sky in the dark water were mesmerising. Then suddenly the sea was … Read More

A Venetian mask
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Often in winter colours can be quite muted but not so if you go to a fishing harbour in Cornwall when the sun is out. I was confident the clarity of the blue and white boat reflections along with the … Read More

Back lit chard
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After the Stripy rock at Castle Beach image, here are more stripes but this time they are definitely edible! There are many patterns and colours to interest a photographer in a vegetable garden but perhaps the sunlight pouring through the bright orange … Read More

Stripy rock at Castle Beach
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The caption for this image might make you think of bright pink confectionery but this is definitely not something to sink your teeth into! The rocks on Castle beach in Falmouth have wonderful stripes with varying colours and breadths with … Read More

Harbour squiggles
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There are usually many attractive shapes and colours to see when you wander around a harbour (the line of the hull, the sun catching the brass fixtures) as well as sounds that give a real sense of place (the jangle … Read More

One daylily at a time
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My interest in photography began when I was 20 years old with shots of the natural world mostly. I’ve always loved flowers not only because they’re beautiful with wonderful colours and shapes but also, they don’t run away! The structure … Read More

Midsummer at Poldhu Cove
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Whilst I love taking photographs of the reflections on water, Cornwall presents fantastic opportunities to make the water itself the subject rather than just the medium. Standing on the cliffs (with great care), looking straight down at the crashing waves … Read More

Reflections of a fishing boat
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When all the conditions are just right it’s possible to take an image that’s bright and full of colour with interesting shapes just looking at the water. It’s not only full sun, not too high in the sky, but little … Read More

Serpentine rock abstract
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The Lizard in Cornwall has outcrops of serpentine rock that contain many colours and create beautiful, natural patterns. In places the rocks have been polished as people sit on a rock bench or trample down a narrow path to a … Read More

Hard graft
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Many of my images are of natural things (the sea, rocks, wild flowers are favourites) but sometimes its something man-made that catches the eye and tells a story. Here is a close up detail of the plastic on the side … Read More

Elemental Cornwall
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This image captures everything about Cornwall for me. The county is perhaps known most for it’s beautiful beaches and mining heritage. Well Polurrian Cove on the west of the Lizard peninsula is certainly a beautiful beach and the minerals in … Read More

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