Cornwall part 1 – hobbit hut, Eden and pretty ports

It's taken me the best part of a week to go through nearly 2000 photos from our long weekend in Cornwall. We crammed so much into 5 days and it feels like a bit of a dream... Our first "leg" of the trip involved a stay in (basically) a shed in the woods. This was … Continue reading Cornwall part 1 – hobbit hut, Eden and pretty ports

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Plant portraits at Upton Country Park

I've had the nicest day today at Upton Country Park learning all about plant photography from the fantastic Louise Jolley. A photography workshop is something I've been meaning to do for a while and I'm so glad I finally worked up the courage to sign up for the plant portrait workshop near me. Learned so much … Continue reading Plant portraits at Upton Country Park

Saturday afternoon at Compton Acres

Having spent the majority of the day slobbing around eating McDonalds, I wanted to get out with my camera and get some daylight. We had that conversation: "where do you want to go?" "I dunno, where do you want to go?" for a good half an hour, before deciding on Compton Acres. I'd seen the … Continue reading Saturday afternoon at Compton Acres

Colourful Capri

Checking the weather forecast on our first day in the Amalfi Coast, it didn't seem like we'd get that many full sunny days for our week. Bearing this in mind, we shuffled our vague plans for a day trip to Capri forwards to the Sunday, to make the most of the sun. We caught the … Continue reading Colourful Capri

Bluebell obsession

How can anyone not be obsessed with bluebells at this time of year? It seems like nature has done everything x1000 this year - especially bluebells. We got our first fix over Easter at Coy Pond Gardens, which I remembered from last year had a bumper crop. Didn't disappoint this time round! Still, I'd heard … Continue reading Bluebell obsession

April Flowers

It feels like spring has come around so suddenly this year. In reality of course it's been warming up for weeks and wild flowers have been popping up all over the place. I've been cracking my camera out at every opportunity, particularly since a week after I took this picture... https://www.instagram.com/p/BSRgA-xA8zk/?taken-by=annarayers ... all the little … Continue reading April Flowers