Super Blue Moon

This is the super blue moon – taken from the edge of the Wychwood Forest, near Charlbury. It is super because the moon is closer to the Earth than usual, blue because this is the second new moon this month (2nd January 2018 and 31st January 2018) – and, in certain parts of the world…

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…