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Rallying around.

Almost every day brings more news about the speed with which the climate is warming, whether it be forest fires in Siberia, the melting icecap in Greenland, or record high temperatures in Alaska – to name three recent examples. The … Continue reading

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On Birdsong Avenue.

It has been a quiet time for me recently, photographically speaking. Following a number of disappointments –  this one, for example, but there have been others –  I am adapting to the idea of being semi-retired as a photographer. It … Continue reading

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You wait for years for an eagle re-introduction project to arrive….

……. and then two come along at the same time! A good friend and I have often discussed how good it would be to see golden eagles back in Wales. We have often thought that the area above Nant-y-moch reservoir, … Continue reading

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Support a local photographer…..

As many of you will know, I have been publishing the Wild Wales/Cymru Wyllt range of postcards for over thirty years. Yes! People still do buy them! At an age when most sensible people would be putting their feet up, … Continue reading

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Kit talk. Far too much kit talk.

As I have done so little photography in the last two months I hope you’ll forgive me if recount an incident from spring last year. In early May I paid a visit to Ham Wall in the Somerset Levels near … Continue reading

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Approaching the Landscape – Photography workshop, May 2019

I will be running a residential landscape photography workshop from May 9th – 12th at Trigonos, Nantlle, north Wales. Trigonos is a really excellent venue. For many years it has run a programme of personal growth, yoga and mindfulness workshops, … Continue reading

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With Seasons Greetings

  I’d just like to wish all my readers a happy festive season – whatever their beliefs – and a successful year in 2019. I have a couple of new projects to look forward to in the New Year, and … Continue reading

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Not soon coming to a bookshop near you……….

Earlier this year I wrote about a number of disappointments I had had as a photographer during the previous twelve months (see this post). At the time I wasn’t sure if I should be blogging about my failures but they … Continue reading

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Putting the environment back into farming.

One result of Brexit is that the UK will be leaving the Common Agricultural Policy, the EU’s farming support programme. This, it is argued, has been responsible for much of the loss of biodiversity that has been evident over the … Continue reading

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Photography on the fly.

We’re well into autumn now and I recently decided I needed some photographs of that spectacular fungus, the fly agaric. I was up in north Wales for a couple of days, and a mixed forecast suggested I might get some … Continue reading

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