Tag: devon

Wistman’s Wood

Wistman’s Wood lies on the Eastern slopes of the river Dart in the Dartmoor National Park, Devon. Although covering only 170 hectares (1.7 square kilometres) this amazing woodland is important for the mosses and lichens that cover the trees and huge granite boulders scattered on the forest floor. The wood is

One Tree, Four Seasons

This tree is close to where I walk every time I stay in Devon.  It has an enviable view over the Dart estuary and in the summer offers shade to the cows and sheep that are often to be found in its field.  I find I am drawn to making

Fujifilm X100F 12 Month Review

It’s just over 12 months now since I upgraded from the Fujifilm X100T to the X100F so I thought it was time to post a quick update on my experiences of shooting with this camera over the last year, as well as show some recent images taken with it. Like most

Fujifilm X100F First Impressions

I’ve had the latest version of Fujifilm’s X100 series, the ‘F’, for a few weeks now. Life being what it is, i.e. busy, I’ve sadly not had the chance to use it as much as I’d hoped but here are my first impressions with a few images of and from the camera. This

Friday Foto – 06 I 17

My first ‘Friday Foto‘ of 2017 was actually taken the last Friday of 2016 but didn’t make it to that weeks post. Still in Devon and this time from a cliff top walk on the afternoon of the penultimate (and misty) day of 2016. Taken on my Fujifilm X100T and post

Photography should not be what you see, but what you make others see

The French artist Edgar Degas said:  “Art is not what you see, it’s what you make others see”. And so it should be with photography. It is inevitable that in photography what you ‘make others see’ will be a variety of things because  your images will always be open to multiple interpretations. Indeed you could

A Thousand Words is Worth a Picture

I’ve been running this blog for over three years now and, hopefully, have learned a few things along the way, not least of which is that blogging regularly is pretty hard to do. Coming up with something original to say or, in the case of a photography blog, something pictorially

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