The weather has been mighty cold the last couple of months and I’ve been making the most of it by capturing the freezing mornings with my camera. It’s been so chilly in fact that down by a local river, icicles have been forming from splashes the water makes on it’s way down the valley and out to sea. I enjoy a brisk morning as much as the next man but after a while crouched on the cold ground, trying…

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  I use an SLR for taking the majority of photos for this blog; for quality and control you really can’t beat one. However I never really take it out and about with me, It’s too big, bulky and I feel like a bit of a fool carrying a camera bag everywhere. This means that the vast majority of photos I take in my day to day life are taken with my iPhone. I reckon that this is probably the…

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  I love forests. Standing in a forest crammed full of gigantic trees makes you feel really small. It’s a great leveler knowing that these trees; some of which may have stood since the time of the Romans, will be around for hundred of years after you have left this world. I find that it puts all my tiny ‘first world problems‘ into perspective. Sequoia National Forest, California – USA Named after the Giant Sequoia tree, the largest of which…

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  Here is an awesome photograph I took on a fantastic north shore trip last year. Love the coastline of the north coast, really dramatic, lots of awesome cliffs and caves.

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What do you notice about these many clock faces?   I was watching a Dave Gorman program last night (which was very good) and in said program he explained how most clocks are photographed in the 10:08 positions as it makes them look happiest. Apparently 10:10 is too symmetrical! Anywho an interesting bit of trivia.  

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Following on from my Black and White Cornish Postcards, I thought I’d put up a few slightly later but still fairly old postcards. These date from around the 60’s and 70’s.   Lands End   Gyllyngvase Beach, Falmouth   St Ives   Penzance   Newquay   Falmouth   My personal favourite

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I love looking at really old postcards, I find looking at photographs of how places used to be really interesting, it makes me wonder what the places I love now will look like in 50 or 60 years time. I also really enjoy reading the messages on the back and trying to decipher the beautiful swirly writing lots of people used to have.   St Michaels Mount   Falmouth   St Ives   Padstow   Polperro

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