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Herne Bay Clocktower

I took a series of photos of the clocktower on the seafront at Herne Bay over a period of several months in 2014-15. When I started it was…

Flyover

The underside of the Marylebone Road flyover as it crosses Edgware Road, taken early one morning, with ‘Boris’s Bikes’ lined up to the right. I like the curves…

Ranworth Reflections

Taken on a visit to Ranworth Broad in Norfolk, the conditions presented some lovely reflections on the water, enhancing what would otherwise be a rather ordinary shot. Details:…

Barnes Wallis

This statue of Barnes Wallis, the inventor of the bouncing bomb used to destroy German dams in WWII, stands on Herne Bay sea front where trials of the…

Egyptian Goose

The Egyptian Goose is a beautiful bird, strikingly coloured. Although I took several shots of the bird, it’s this close-up view of the bird’s eye that I am…

Ducks

Ducks, Whitlingham Country Park, Norwich. The beautiful colours make this shot. Beyond that, no great effort required. I often zoom right in to get close to the subject,…

Swan

A fairly classic swan shot, enhanced by the reflection, and I like the way the colours work in this shot, the darker blue, the brighter white, and the…

Preening

A Canada Goose, preening, from a recent visit to Whitlingham Country Park, Norwich. Again, I tried to be a little more creative while cropping the original and like…

Swan Eye

Taken during an afternoon visit to Whitlingham Country Park, Norwich. I took a whole bunch of shots of ducks, swans, and geese at the park and while sifting…

Boats, Whitstable Harbour

A splash of colour and an unblemished sky go a long way and make this a picture-postcard kind of shot. Taken in late March on a surprising sunny…

Troutbeck Tongue

In May 1985 I spent a week in the Lake District, just me, my tent and my camera. The weather was great. I rattled off several rolls of…

Bright Colours

Each week the BBC web site Your Pictures page asks for photos to be submitted on a different theme and selects about a dozen for publication on the…