Photographing the Palace of Westminster from South Bank

September 25, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
I set out one evening to photograph the Palace of Westminster. I arrived on the South Bank at about ten past eight. Big Ben was facing me across the River Thames and Westminster Bridge was to my right. It was easy to choose a position to shoot from as I was the only one there! After setting up my camera and tripod I took a few test shots using a...
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The Blue Pool, Dorset

August 19, 2015  •  Leave a Comment
In the early 17th Century the pool was a clay pit. Purbeck Ball Clay was dug up from the pit to make clay pipes and pottery. The blue pool owes its name to the colour generated by minute particles of clay that are suspended in the water. The particles diffract the reflecting light and produce light yielding colours from grey to green to turquoise...
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