Girafferacing's posts from August 2019

After yesterday’s monochrome pictures I opted for colour in a big way today, focusing my attentions on the vivid pink cosmos flowers in our garden. As I knelt…

I had to make an unexpected visit to Goring-by-Sea today so naturally I took the opportunity to visit the beach while I was there. I took a few shots on my new…

Three months ago our pair of swans at Hatfield Forest had recently become parents to some cute bundles of fluff. Today I caught up with them again as they sat…

It seems perverse, but there’s something so relaxing about watching bees going about their work. I spent an hour or two in the gardens at Audley End this…

We always try to get along to the Fleur de Lys in Widdington for their evening classic car meeting – partly the chance to see some beautiful old cars, but also…

Back in October the lovely folks at Ondu announced the launch of their latest line of pinhole cameras on Kickstarter. They’ve made some really useful tweaks to…

As I headed west through Paddington Station today I naturally stopped to take a few photos as I whiled away some time between trains. Using my medium format…

We made our annual trip to Westminster Abbey today for Friary Brass Band’s concert in the gardens there. Kevin was playing trombone in the concert and I went…

We were promised a sunny day today – perfect for my latest one to one photography workshop, or so I thought. Having met up with my student though, the heavens…

I’ve been using my Olympus Trip 35 for a while now and I enjoy its no nonsense, simple design. With a choice of just two shutter speeds (1/40 and 1/200 of a…

I was just heading out to do some food shopping this morning when I heard some goldfinches singing nearby – their bubbling twitter is so unmistakeable. Looking…

During my stroll at Hatfield Forest yesterday I noticed a swallows nest in the fishermen’s shelter. The adult birds seemed completely at ease, flying in and out…

Our Mini themed weekend was interrupted yesterday by a big storm, but the sun was shining once again today as we set off for Goodwood House. We were heading for…

In 1959, a ground breaking car design rolled off the production line in Cowley, Oxfordshire – Sir Alec Issigonis’s Mini. Sixty years later, the ten millionth…

We had the pleasure of staying with our friends Sharon and Andrew last night, so we couldn’t leave without a quick photo session with their adorable dog, Pippin…

I bought a roll of Kodak Portra film a few months back and have been looking for an opportunity to use it in one of my film cameras. I tend to shoot black and…

After a busy week of recorder teaching it was great to be home today and to have an excuse to do something completely different. We headed over to the…
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