Photo-A-Day: April 14th 2017

As with yesterday’s picture, today’s shows that it’s the little things that can really make a picture work. Imagine this picture without the man paddling along. Without that pop of colour. It would just be the grey-brown water. Nothing special. A bit boring really.

Photo-A-Day: April 7th 2017

More trees! And some rocks too. There’s even a puddle there, towards the bottom centre of the image. Lots and lots of moss as well. We did go clambering up over the rocks a little way. I was a bit wary of doing so, but as husband pointed out they were dry so not particular…

Photo-A-Day: April 6th 2017

It would appear that I enjoy photographing trees. But how could I resist this one? Perhaps it’s more shrub than tree… But anyway, a windswept tree on a rocky shore, backed by steely ice water with a dark vision of land appearing through the mist beyond. Something about that is very appealing.

Photo-A-Day: April 4th 2017

When I was a child I watched a program about “strange but true” things, and that tried to explain them. I have no idea what the program was called – it was forever ago. But one of the stories I remember was about a large tree that had fallen down during a storm. A group…

Photo-A-Day: April 3rd 2017

During the winter here in Finland the ice often gets thick enough that people walk across it. In seven years of living here I’ve still not done it myself. Perhaps it’s because, growing up in England, it was very rare for icy lakes or rivers to be safe to walk on, and the idea of…