Photographs #4

  I always try to inject some atmosphere into my black and white photographs and the following images taken at Stowe gardens are indicative of how I try to make my photographs more interesting. When I’m out on a shoot I tend to see most of the pictures I take as monochrome. I look for … Continue reading Photographs #4

Out and About: Charlecote Park

Hoping to shake off some of the Christmas holiday period cobwebs Mrs M and I went on a morning visit to Charlecote Park. There had been a heavy frost the night before, the car was thoroughly iced up before we started and there was a thick, cold, fog laying low over the houses. The sun … Continue reading Out and About: Charlecote Park

Out and About

Today we were at Upton House in Warwickshire. After the tumultuous thunderstorms of the night before, the weather was getting hotter again. The National Trust have made a really great show at the house decking it out in a second world war style. There were tents outside, sandbags, posters and staff were dressed in costumes of … Continue reading Out and About

Out and About

Today I was out and about at Lyveden New Bield a National Trust property in Northamptonshire. The lodge and garden were created by Sir Thomas Tresham between 1595 and 1603. Upon his death in that year, the family wealth depleted, the estate passed to his son Francis Tresham. However Francis along with his cousins Catesby … Continue reading Out and About