Monthly Archives: February 2012

Shining crescent…

For me, this is one of the most beautiful photos I have ever taken. I think the moon is at its best when it is either full or a thin crescent, and what I love about this photo is how clearly … Continue reading

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Precision…

I took this shot at the 18th FINA Visa Diving World Cup, which also served as a qualifying event for the 2012 London Olympics, in London at the new Olympic Aquatic Centre. I watched the women’s synchronised 3m springboard competition and was … Continue reading

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Lazy days…

I took this in black and white because the cat’s fur was so clean and pure compared to the dusty surroundings it had decided to bed down upon. This is in Naples, in one of the many archaeological treasures that … Continue reading

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Entwined…

This is such a vivid photo; the variety of colours creates a rich density and heightens the detail and depth of the image. I like the way the sun highlights only a part of the plant because it focuses the eye on … Continue reading

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Waiting…

I took this as the last areas of snow were melting and you could hear the slow ‘drip-drop’ of heavy water drops falling to the saturated ground. I thought that this waiting drop was beautifully framed between the two-pronged branch … Continue reading

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Smoky depths…

The swirling, wispy smoke seems to be sucking in the helpless tendrils in this photo, but I love the thorny branch’s stance. It looks to me as if it isn’t going to burn easily despite its disappearance into sooty, smoking depths. … Continue reading

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Colourful detail…

When I visited Chinatown earlier this year for Chinese New Year, I was struck by the brightness of the merchandise that spilled out from the crowded shop interiors onto the grey pavements. Whether it was the exotic green and yellow fruits or the red paper … Continue reading

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