Category Archives: France

Pleasure of Ruins / 8 Abbaye de Jumieges

One from about a decade ago, whilst journeying back in Northern France, the most imposing abbey of Jumieges. A most majestic 11th century ruin. I thought the structure was not dissimilar to Fountains, but alas in not such an isolated

Pleasure of Ruins / 8 Abbaye de Jumieges

One from about a decade ago, whilst journeying back in Northern France, the most imposing abbey of Jumieges. A most majestic 11th century ruin. I thought the structure was not dissimilar to Fountains, but alas in not such an isolated

A tantalising peek…

A peek through some intricately carved columns at Elne Cathedral: Linked to Weekly photo challenge here

A tantalising peek…

A peek through some intricately carved columns at Elne Cathedral: Linked to Weekly photo challenge here

Shadows

I have featured quite a few images with shadows recently, namely those from Glendalough in the beautiful late afternoon light. So time to dig some others out. So here are three very different images with shadows. Firstly, shadows of a

Shadows

I have featured quite a few images with shadows recently, namely those from Glendalough in the beautiful late afternoon light. So time to dig some others out. So here are three very different images with shadows. Firstly, shadows of a

To Frame or not to Frame?

A question posed by Ann Christine (Leya), had me thinking of the different ways I have framed images – here are just a few: Firstly, an arch and a shadow nicely frame the subject- Now for an archway in one

To Frame or not to Frame?

A question posed by Ann Christine (Leya), had me thinking of the different ways I have framed images – here are just a few: Firstly, an arch and a shadow nicely frame the subject- Now for an archway in one

La France Profonde

A view across the fields in rural Gironde, with the sun casting rays through an ominous cloud or three! I just love the variety of trees in the distance. I remember taking this image, but because I shoot raw, looking

La France Profonde

A view across the fields in rural Gironde, with the sun casting rays through an ominous cloud or three! I just love the variety of trees in the distance. I remember taking this image, but because I shoot raw, looking

Gothic

I just love the clouds in this…a nod to El Greco’s gloriously oppressive View of Toledo?? And those two black clad individuals, one barely visible in the distance. Otherwise, it’s deserted…

Gothic

I just love the clouds in this…a nod to El Greco’s gloriously oppressive View of Toledo?? And those two black clad individuals, one barely visible in the distance. Otherwise, it’s deserted…

The One That (nearly) Got Away – Another HCB Imitation, One/124

Trying to divert myself from some depressing reality today, I came across another Cartier Bresson imitation today (to follow two earlier posts), possibly the best I have created. It really was a rapidly assessed moment –  as I glanced through

The One That (nearly) Got Away – Another HCB Imitation, One/124

Trying to divert myself from some depressing reality today, I came across another Cartier Bresson imitation today (to follow two earlier posts), possibly the best I have created. It really was a rapidly assessed moment –  as I glanced through