Archive for the tag 'Photography'

A photograph is neither taken nor seized by force. It offers itself up. It is the photo that takes you. One must not take photos.
Henri Cartier-Bresson

6 Comments CherryPie on Mar 31st 2019

I invite you to join me at Vision & Verb for a little bit of Shugborough history and its famous connection with photography.

8 Comments CherryPie on Feb 22nd 2013

Filed under Anecdotes

My Day

I enrolled on a photography course, courtesy of a voucher when I purchased my new camera last year I was struggling with the settings, which apart from taking flowers in AV mode (my speciality) I hadn’t quite grasped without the auto settings.
Today was a day to remember and re-learn photography techniques. The [...]

14 Comments CherryPie on Jun 5th 2011

Posting pictures of sailing ships reminded me of the work of Frank Meadow Sutcliffe who used the medium of photography as art.  He was born in  Headingly, Leeds in October 1853 and started work as a portrait photographer in Tunbridge wells before moving to Whitby where he set up a photographic business.  When in Whitby [...]

30 Comments CherryPie on Sep 2nd 2009

Filed under Books

Between the Moons

I was so pleased that Sean posted about this beautiful book of poetry and photography by Janice Thompson.  It is just the sort of book that would look great on a coffee table.
The post also prompted me to check out her blogs which I found to be full of beautiful poems, photographs and paintings.
I [...]

12 Comments CherryPie on Aug 17th 2009

Whilst glancing through my National Trust magazine I spotted a review for a book called Gardens of Wales written by Helena Attlee with photographs by Alex Ramsay. I looks like a must for my bookshelf which will probably lead to a few more gardens being added to my ‘To Visit’ list.  It covers all [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on May 19th 2009