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I set out on a beautiful sunny day to drive for three hours to get to this place. The nearer I got the worse the weather got to the point where I almost turned…

My photography had a heavy film slant while I was in Somerset recently, although this was largely because my ‘new’ Olympus XA arrived in the post just before I…

With a few hours to spare before I started my course today I took a gentle drive along the Somerset coast, taking photos when I stopped. Just before lunch I…

For several years now I’ve hankered after an Olympus XA, an iconic rangefinder camera released in 1979. The camera has acquired a cult status in recent years…

After endless grey skies and gales, an unfamiliar golden orb reappeared in the sky this morning. I wasn’t going to miss out on this, so I took a brief…

Whenever I visit Somerset for work, I try to find somewhere interesting to visit and take photos. My destination today was Lytes Cary, a medieval manor house.…

I finished off another roll of film last week, this time in my Ricoh 500G rangefinder camera. It’s a while since I’ve shot with this camera and I’d forgotten…

While Minehead escaped the worst of the heavy snow last night, the rest of the west country wasn’t so lucky. Sadly, this meant the course I was due to start…

I stopped off for a visit to Barrington Court a couple of weeks ago on the way to stay with friends in Dorchester for a weekend. I'm not a fan of…

Blast From the Past no. 8: Just following our honeymoon in June 1990 it was time for me to desert my new wife for a cricket tour. Obviously what goes on tour…

I took the briefest of strolls before breakfast today with the intention of doing some film photography. I brought both my Ricoh Rangefinder and Ondu Pinhole…

One of the joys of visiting Dillington House is the glorious wisteria which adorns the front of the building. My visit this year fortuitously coincided with a…

One of the pleasures of visiting Somerset regularly is having an opportunity to explore the many National Trust houses in the area. Today I visited Montacute…

Every year our camera club holds a weekend away, a mix of holiday and full on photography - this year our destination is Cricket St. Thomas in Somerset. At…

The West Somerset Steam Railway runs from Minehead to Bishops Lydeard where the Quantock Brewery is located just outside the station. What more could you ask…
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