Tag: Photography

Beautiful Swan On The River Avon At Stratford-upon-Avon

Swan photographed today in Stratford-upon-Avon. (Click the image to see the larger version). Swans have been an integral part of Stratford’s scenery since Shakespeare’s time and probably a long before. Waterside gardens on the banks of the River Avon in Stratford-upon-Avon, provide ample opportunities for sitting and watching the swans, and for feeding them and […]

Late Spring Flowers at Hall’s Croft

(Click the image to see the larger version). Hall’s Croft was at one time, the home of Dr John Hall, a physician. He was William Shakespeare’s son-in-law. The famous Victorian authoress Marie Corelli also lived briefly at Hall’s Croft when she first moved to Stratford-upon-Avon. The types of herbs Dr Hall used for treating his […]

What is DSLR?

DSLR is short for Digital Single Lens Reflex. Put simply, when you look through the viewfinder of DSLR or SLR film camera, the view you have is what you will see on the photograph you take. With film cameras that are not SLRs however, like point and shoots and compact cameras, when you look through […]

Violas Rebecca

Viola “Rebecca” photographed in the garden today. (Click the image to see the larger version). It’s colors are quite striking and it makes an ideal border plant or a wonderfully intense splash of color when the flowers bloom grouped together in a planter. “Rebecca”‘s leaves are evergreen and the plant has a compact habit. It’s […]

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