One of the main reasons why I join photo communities like Ipernity is to learn from others. I can learn simply from looking at other peoples work but I also think that CONSTRUCTIVE criticism is important and would help me to understand how I can improve. When I first took up photography numpty seven years ago I joined a camera club or photographic society. Each week we had to produce a mounted print for review and criticism by the other members. The criticisms were meant to be helpful but cou…
Long Mynd 2015, album created on September 1, 2015
7 items in total.
Navarre, album created on June 22, 2015
17 items in total.
Norfolk 2014, album created on January 28, 2015
12 items in total.
September 10, 2013As a present, we’d bought my son a day’s tuition in rally driving and had gone along to watch. It was a cold, rainy day. The course was on a disused airfield. It was completely flat and the wind howled across the landscape, but we were relatively warm and dry. Spectators were given use of a portacabin with access to as much tea and coffee as we cared to make. Neil had a great day, throwing the car around the curvy course which was partially on gravel and partially on mud. He got some grea…
August 13, 2013Neil, my son, had not long started school, which makes him about five or six. One day he came home, after having had a Religious Instruction lesson and started to ask questions. “Dad”, he said “I don’t understand about God” “Well son, what don’t you understand”, I replied with a little trepidation. “Who is He? Where does He live? Is He a good man? What does He do? Can I meet Him?” the questions flowed quickly. I thought for a few moments stroking my chin in what I hoped was a profes…