Lazy days in Poppyland

A few years ago, before our eldest son was born, we had our first holiday in North Norfolk and really enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere. Later we returned with our young son and had lots of fun rediscovering the place through his eyes. More recently, our youngest joined us and we wanted a week away somewhere …

Animal Magic

A visit to London Zoo last week offered some time for a great day out with my oldest son. Being of the view that always carrying a 150-600mm lens and a DSLR can get a bit intrusive, I took my Olympus E-M1 mkII with me. This camera rightly wins plaudits for its high speed shooting …

Micro

Some of you, who follow my Flickr photostream, may have noticed that from time to time I shoot with Micro Four Third cameras, or M43s. It’s fair to observe I don’t use them all the time and I tend to reserve them for particular situations. Why? Well, sometimes you end up as a resolution and …

Fireworks and Bonfires

It was, of course, that time of year in the UK the last week and like many other families around the UK we trooped to our local firework display. It was held in the grounds of a local school, with the standing area on the playground (avoiding the joy of mud in previous years) and …