WPC – Relax

There is nothing relaxing about taking a picture of a bee alighting on a flower only to relax for the briefest of moments, if bees are able to relax at all. The relaxation of producing this kind of image only comes afterward when one can exhale and unfreeze all muscles, and then only once the…

WPC – Magic: Heron Over the Potomac Falls

And now for something completely different: the magic of being at the right place, at the right time. A wily old Heron in mid-flight over the Potomac falls where Maryland waves hello to Virginia just on the other side, and Virginia responds by taking a selfie with one of those long stick thingies. The magic…

Daisy, Daisy…

In more recent times I have been taking a lot of photos of flowers. I was an obsessively keen gardener for many years. Having grown up with a father who was a garden designer, horticulturist and parks manager for a couple of big London parks, flowers and plants were just part of my everyday life,…

WPC – Frame

  As a photographer and artist, the most important part of an image for me is the finished product. I spend a lot of time in the digital darkroom attempting to create works of art, working with what falls within my photographic frame, sometimes experimenting with new ways of presenting my work in a way that is…