Serpentine Poltesco
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There are other stories I’ve written about images found at Poltesco on the Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall. One was about the sand (Sand is just sand-coloured, right?) and one about the pebbles (Poltesco pebbles, imaginitive title that one!) but this … Read More

Corroded metal becomes fabric design
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There’s often lots of maintenance work going on at Newlyn harbour; painting, repairs, rubbing down, greasing, cleaning. You name it, everything is on the to do list: ropes, nets, hulls, decks, engines, pulleys, winches, buoys, fenders, etc, etc. As I … Read More

Colourful fuel
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There had been high winds and storms at sea and even in the shelter of Newlyn harbour there was a mass of weed floating on the water. Every shot of boat reflections was spoiled by the dark tangle of it … Read More

Blue barnacles
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We’ve had big tides recently, some of the biggest for twenty years apparently, and it enables you to get a different perspective on a familiar place. Walking (sounds more elegant than ‘clambering’) among the rocks at low water is always … Read More

Rusty hull
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The harbour was almost empty, the fine weather having tempted the fishing boats out to sea. The largest two boats left behind were tied up alongside the quay, sitting quietly, bathed in the late afternoon sunshine. One was partly covered … Read More

Approaching storm in Newlyn
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It’s always very exciting when I arrive at a harbour to see what opportunities there are to create a striking image. Initially on this visit to Newlyn in Cornwall, one of my favourite places for photographing boats and reflections, I … Read More

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

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

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