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Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire

Situated in Woodstock, Oxfordshire, this monumental house in The Cotswolds is the principal residence of the 12th Duke and Duchess of Marlborough. Opened in 1722, Blenheim Palace is the only non-royal non-episcopal country house in England to hold the title of palace. You can book tours of the palace to learn about it’s rich history (fun fact, it is the birthplace of Sir Winston Churchill). However for me, my love for this location comes with it’s endless photo opportunities. whether capturing wonderful […]

The little USSR lens that could

(Main image taken with Helios 58mm f2 with Canon 1Dx) A friend of mine handed me a lens to play with, it’s a strange little thing that looks ridiculous on a large DSLR camera body, but I quite like it. I’m a bit of an unnecessary gear junky. I definitely have GAS (Gear Acquisition Syndrome) I’m forever buying more photography equipment ‘because I will definitely need it’ and then selling it, because I really didn’t need it. Not only this, but it’s […]

Bluebells – My Little Nightmare

I enjoy photographing nature, it’s relaxing. Usually you are alone in the middle of nowhere, purely focussed on looking for something that you find to be beautiful, therefore your mind is set trying to see the best in everything you look at. Without trying to sound like a hippie, life doesn’t get more therapeutic and peaceful than this. Which brings me straight to the bane of my nature shooting life, the loveable sign of Spring …Bluebells. I like Bluebells, they […]

Equestrian Centres

As I was driving by the lovely Summerhouse Equestrian Centre yesterday, I suddenly realised that a good couple of years have flown past since photographing there. Because of other commitments I haven’t been able to visit, which is a shame, I must get there soon. There is something special about photographing people with their horses, which is why I enjoy having a relaxing day photographing at equestrian centres. As an individual who adores animals, naturally this was one of the first things that […]