Neowise

Not to be confused with Pennywise, this creation does not live in drains. Comet Neowise taken at Pepperbox Hill on the way to Salisbury.

Hurst Point Lighthouse

Hurst spit always takes me back to my childhood. I grew up just down the road so we used to go there fairly often. It’s a long trek across the shingle spit, especially now. There is a firm area to walk on along the top, but with social distancing I ended up on the softer […]

Andrews Mare Pond

I love this pond. It’s a reasonable size, even with the lack of rain recently, and it’s never packed with people when I go there. It’s relaxing.

Lockdown Travels

Well, isn’t Coronavirus causing immense interruption to our photography travels? Last weekend before we were locked down, I decided to try to catch the galactic centre, which was visible between 0200 and 0400 on Sunday morning. I got up stupidly early and went to Hengistbury Head, thinking that would be a good spot to see […]

Reflecting and star-spotting

Last night was clear, but misty. I went out at 8pm to see what I could capture. I ended up at Hatchet Pond near Beaulieu. The pond was calm and slightly enshrouded in mist, but the sky was completely clear. I managed to get several decent shots, although the challenge is always trying to improve […]