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.

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 […]

Ponds and reflections

Cloud covers the sunset and produces darks and oranges reflected in the calm water surface of the pond

I went out the other evening to see about getting a lovely sunset picture over a pond in the New Forest. I’d not heard of this pond before (not sure why!) and it looked like a decent size. I got there and parked up, then wandered off to the pond. Sure enough, it was large, […]