Shipton Down at Dusk 1

Dusk on Shipton Down – Took Sparky for a walk up to the top of the hill yesterday – I had my camera but was about 20 minutes too late to see the sunset. I was still able to get some shots with dramatic colour, however – It would have been better with a tripod but…

Partial Eclipse (2011)

  This photograph is of the last partial eclipse (2011) that was (just!) visible from the UK – this was taken from Farringdon Folly, West Oxfordshire (after I had spent a few minutes driving around trying to find somewhere suitable to get a decent chance of getting a clear shot) – fortunately, the clouds did break…

Moon

  Taken one evening, a couple of weeks ago – a crisp, clear night.  The waxing gibbous moon looking majestic in the sky! For me, it is all about the light (as a photographer, it always is!) – while I love a full moon, looking at this one you see lots of intricate and interesting details due to…

Super moonset

This photograph was taken a few days ago on the way to the station at the time of the super moon – just as it was setting – the sun was just starting  to rise directly behind me.  I love the subtle purple colours in the sky. Not much post processing done here except to lift…