Flypaper Textures

Posts Tagged ‘Holmes’

hare tricks

With Easter on its way, hopping through all this thawing snow, I thought I’d try something a little experimental as well as seasonal with our textures. I was after an antique surreal scene, perhaps in the style of the old master Alfred Stieglitz ‘Camera Work’. I used an old wine crate from my cellar, (with […]


Ent

I don’t think any photographer could have resisted this strangely shaped tree  spotted growing on a river bank one evening. It’s actually a tree being smothered by a vine or creeper of some description and although you can’t really tell from the photo stands at least 4 metres tall. Such vine covered trees are common […]


My favourite things….

Just looking at this photo conjurers up the smell of lavender for me. I have a huge lavender bush growing beside the path up to our gate, another grown from a cutting I filched from somewhere. It’s nice to be able to walk past it an rub your hands over it release the scent, watching […]


The return..

Two years ago just a few hundred metres from this tree I slipped down a tiny grassy slope and broke my ankle. The place is now known as “The Broken Leg Place” and I always tread carefully when I’m there -the pain still being vivid in my mind! There are no houses there now but […]


Nostalgia

Cecille Brunner is such a pretty little rose, I have the bush variety and it’s lovely at this time of the year. My mother used to have the climbing version in her old garden, it was a huge bush which scrambled up an old plum tree and was smothered in blossom and seemed to grow […]