Oh My God Road

Little trip to Central City and then on to Idaho Springs via the Oh My God Road (actual name: Virginia Canyon Road). It’s a nice drive on a good dirt road past numerous old mines and several semi-abandoned small settlements. … Continue reading

Merseyside

Quick trip over to West Kirby in the Wirral yesterday. An oddity here is that the tide goes out a long way, and there are three islands (one big enough to have houses) that you can walk out to at … Continue reading

Southern Italy

A few days of vacation in Southern Italy, starting from Naples then on to the Amalfi Coast (beautiful, but very busy even in June!) and the region south of Taranto in Puglia. Quite an abundance of photo opportunities here: beautiful … Continue reading

StarStaX software

Shooting star trail photos on film required a generous measure of luck (or experience) to judge whether the reciprocity failure inherent in a lengthy exposure would give a pleasing result. Digital capture makes the process apparently much simpler – you … Continue reading

On the road to Dinosaur

A weekend in Steamboat Springs and the north-western corner of Colorado. Didn’t have time to do any landscape photography in Dinosaur National Monument, but Dinosaur Quarry – where fossilized bones have been left exposed in the rock of an ancient … Continue reading