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My final destination today was St Mary’s Church in West Bergholt, a redundant 14th century building which is looked after by the Churches Conservation Trust…

Our daily stroll took us to Hatfield Heath this morning and we were amazed to find the church open, albeit in relative darkness. I took a few photos, especially…

You get used to seeing warning signs around the countryside, making drivers aware of potential hazards, be it low flying aircraft, livestock or deer. However,…

I felt the need for some slow photography this afternoon, but sadly the heavy rain outside wasn’t exactly conducive to shooting with a wooden camera. Instead I…

The biggest boost to date of my photographic journey was joining the local Camera Club. Through Autumn and Winter they run a weekly series of events,…

It’s funny how the simplest things become exciting when you’re in a lockdown. I’m used to travelling a lot with my work, but these days even a jaunt to a…

The world was blanketed in a layer of fog this morning, casting a wonderfully softness on everything it touched. Rather than starting work immediately I chose…

On my way to the farm shop this morning I stopped in Henham and spent a little time in St. Mary’s Church. Unlike so many churches in Essex, the ones in Elsenham…

Yes, I’m still seeing the world in black and white! I did a two-mile circuit around the village this morning, camera in hand and I have to confess I struggled…

A couple of months ago I bought a secondhand copy of Simon Jenkins’ book, England’s Thousand Best Churches. It’s a weighty tome, best explored in bursts and…

Now we’re back into the highest restrictions on our movement again it’s a case of finding photographic opportunities when we go for a walk. A brief sunny spell…

We went for a stroll around Chipping Ongar this morning and I kept an open mind about what I would photograph. As well as photographing the church and the old…

I felt the need to get out of the house this morning, but really couldn’t face wading through the mud in the woods, so instead I headed for Saffron Walden. I…

I felt the need for some quality photography time today so I ventured out in the pouring rain to St Mary’s Church at Chickney. I’ve visited this redundant…

With an afternoon off today I did some research for another church to add to the Essex churches project I began just before lockdown began in March. My chosen…

For many years Riyaz and I have been talking about photographing his brother’s Nissan Figaro, perhaps with the idea of creating a calendar from the images.…

I don’t know what it is about Essex churches, but they all seem to be dedicated to St Mary. During a jaunt in the car this afternoon we stopped in Manuden and…

A couple of weeks ago I went on a short church crawl through Essex. My ultimate destination was Great Bardfield, where I knew the church would be open, but I…
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