Category Archives: Photography

A mix of photographs from holidays, travelling, diving, and around the UK. We like to take pics of the natural world.

Madeira photos

Erica’s first trip abroad, aged 3.5 months, to the lovely island of Madeira. 17-24 December 2012, and mostly warm and sunny! Full set on Flickr

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California 2012

Back from California with an SD card or three. Enjoy the pics, and here’s the route we took¬†http://g.co/maps/r8rfx The full set of photos is on Flickr.

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Heron in flight

Birds in flight are tricky to capture, although herons are a bit slower and more predictable, and on a sunny day (with a 500mm zoom) you can get shots like this… (taken on the Thames downstream from Clifton Hampden)

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Winter 2012

Although it seems far from over, here’s a couple of photos from this winter… The full Winter set is on Flickr.

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Best of the Brothers photos

Photos from our diving trip to the Red Sea. Liveboard from Hurghada out to The Brothers Islands and back via Safaga. View the full Best of Brothers set on Flickr.

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Garden update

Lots has been happening in the garden, too much to blog about unfortunately. Our new raised beds are finished and we’ve already planted them up with toms, cucumbers, leeks, carrots, spring onions, salsify, chard, beets and squashes! The greenhouse toms … Continue reading

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Wildlife photography on a budget

Earlier this year I went to a talk at Science Oxford about getting into wildlife photography. I enjoyed the talk, from two extremely experienced (although essentially amateur) photographers, and picked up lots of great tips. However from the outset it … Continue reading

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Namibia

We’ve finally got around to blogging again; after being away and then catching up with all things garden. Some posts on garden progress to come soon, but in the meantime here’s a small selection of some of our photographs from … Continue reading

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Icicles for Christmas

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Project Shark

Some photos from our recent trip to the Red Sea aboard Blue Horizon on the Project Shark itinerary. Full set on Flickr

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