Girafferacing's PhotoBlog

You know the festive season has well and truly started when the first carol services appear on the horizon. Kevin played in one at the Cathedral in Bury St.…

At Christmas the Norwegians go mad for gingerbread, creating wonderful confections from it. Bergen is famous for its annual gingerbread village, so we just had…

Today was concert day, albeit in a rather unusual venue. We regularly perform in churches and concert halls, but today’s concert was to be in a bar. Nøsteboden…

I sneaked a few minutes alone early this evening to explore the Bryggen area of Bergen with my camera. These ancient timber buildings were once part of the…

After yesterday’s journey to Norway, it was down to business today, with the Parnassian Ensemble. We spent a couple of hours this morning rehearsing our concert…

My flight to Norway didn’t go quite as planned this morning. I sailed through security without a hitch, so that should have told me my luck would soon run out……

Two railway photos in two days – this is getting to be a habit! I headed to the local train station again this evening, this time travelling to Norway for a…

Standing on the station platform at Havant this morning my eye was caught by the spaghetti of leading lines, formed by the railway tracks, which were being…

One of the dangers of working from home is that days off become polluted with surreptitious work, which sneaks in when you’re not looking. To avoid this risk I…

One of the tasks I’ve taken on this winter is to help document the state of Hatfield Forest, and the way it responds to our visitors as the weather deteriorates…

One of the aims of my walk yesterday was to photograph the colony of Turnstones who live on the pier at Southend-on-Sea. Both times I’ve visited before I’ve…

It’s so rare for me to get a Sunday off, especially one where the sun shines. All the planets aligned today, so I took myself off to Southend-on-Sea for a…

At this time of year, the Acer in our garden positively glows with autumnal colours. The leaves are just beginning to drop now so I thought I’d catch a quick…

My journey south took me through the City of London again this morning so I kept my camera handy for any possible photographic opportunities. Being something of…

Over the last few days I’ve been busy doing some research for a new Photoblog article. I needed to try out some cameras, so I can speak from experience (purely…

While writing up some information for a magazine article yesterday, I noted that I needed to submit a current head shot of myself. This led me to look back…

It may be November, but the roses in our garden are still in flower, so we’ve been bringing the odd bloom into the house so we can enjoy them without getting…

I may have decided not to worry about shooting and posting to my blog every day, now that I’ve passed the ten year mark, but it’s proving to be a hard habit to…

Ten years ago today I quietly slipped into the habit of taking a photo every day and I’ve kept it up ever since. Having promised myself a break after decade I…
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