Red Kites edited pictures not original but …

Red Kites edited pictures not original but … In an earlier blog post I said we had been to the Red Kite feeding station in Galloway Forest – you can see that post here. The supporting picture gallery had quite a lot of pictures of the magnificent red kites. The pictures in the gallery below […]

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Visiting Scotland – around Argyle and Loch Fyne

Visiting Scotland – around Argyle and Loch Fyne Following on from my previous post which featured our visit to the Red Kite feeding station at Bellymack Farm in the Galloway Forest, we headed to Irvine for an overnight stay and then made our way to a pretty isolated and peaceful cottage at St Catherines on […]

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Red Kites feeding station at Bellymack Hill Farm Scotland

Red Kites feeding station at Bellymack Hill Farm – Scotland We were in Scotland last week and took a short break in a cottage close to Loch Fyne, the longest of the Scottish sea lochs. Our journey didn’t take us directly to our holiday location as we had decided to visit a Red Kite feeding […]

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Visiting the incredible Manchester Monastery

Visiting the incredible Manchester Monastery The Manchester Monastery really is one of those buildings where using the word incredible in its description is quite right and fitting. Not only is it an incredible building, but it also has an amazing story connected to it, from its beginnings as a Franciscan friary in the 19th century, […]

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August visit to City Airport and Heliport Manchester

August visit to City Airport and Heliport Manchester I always enjoy my visits to City Airport in Manchester. From leaving home I can be there in 20 minutes or so and if the weather is good it really is a decent place to pass an hour or two. Last week with time to spare and […]

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Macro photography with Sigma 107 and Neewer ring flash

Macro photography with Sigma 107 and Neewer ring flash I have been really enjoying getting to grips with macro photography and improving the light source was a game changer for me. With that in mind I have a number of ‘home made’ softboxes of varying sizes, shapes and material and each of them have been […]

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Macro photography at Lyme park

Macro photography at Lyme park During our recent trip to Lyme Park we took some time out to spend half an hour or so with the macro lenses on. I had my Sigma 105mm lens and for the images in the picture gallery used one of my home made soft boxes, which for the most […]

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