Leaves, Trees, Fells and Stones

A mixed bag of images, mainly because the light kept changing and one minute you thought there wasn’t any point in carrying a camera and the next you couldn’t take enough photographs 😉 Anyway, my day started off taking photographs of leaves and trees by the pond, after a pause I was taking photographs at Long Meg and her Daughters stone circle, I ended the day taking a large panoramic of the Pennines…

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If you go down to the woods today

This afternoon was the first really dry day with reasonable light we’d had for ages, so I put the camera and a sketchbook in my bag then went for a wander in the woods. I spent quite some time photographing leaves to use as reference for paintings/drawings then started sketching. From the (far too many) photographs which I took down in the woods it wasn’t a leaf which I liked on the screen back at home, it was one of a patch of light on a mossy branch, almost a…

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