Appledore and Barnstaple Fireworks

Every year the tradition of fireworks on bonfire night gets earlier and earlier and it now feels that we have them all year around. It was a one-night event only when we were growing up, with jacket potatoes, hot dogs and hot chocolate and a few dodgy Catherine wheels nailed to a post at the […]

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The Photography Show 2016

I haven’t posted for what feels like ages as I have been very busy of late, so this is something of a delayed one! A few weeks ago, I was able to attend the Photography Show at the NEC with some good friends and fellow photographers. This was my second year at the show which […]

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Exeter Cathedral

It’s Been Raining!

Please excuse the title of this post as I planned to post it a few weeks ago, and for the past few days we have experienced beautiful blue skies, so my wish has been granted. However, please find the original post below as things are still pretty soggy and boggy!! Now, some of you may […]

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A New Adventure Begins

For the first time in 16 years, 2016 started very differently for me. Not only have I moved from my familiar full time NHS job to a new location, environment, team and focus, but I am also able to enjoy doing that 4 days a week. This now allows me to focus a day a […]

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North Devon Heritage Photographic Competition 2015

After a break from this popular photographic competition last year, I decided to submit a collection of images to the 2015 North Devon Heritage Photographic Competition and Exhibition. Of the ten images I submitted, three are on show at the Barnstaple Museum, along with a wide collection of work from various other photographers. The three […]

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Delightful Devon with Alice Hunter Photography

A while ago, I was asked by Alice from Alice Hunter Photography to write a guest post for her blog. Alice currently lives in the South East of England and is a wildlife and landscape photographer herself and you can read all about her work here. It was great to be asked by a fellow […]

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Appledore and Instow Regatta

Appledore & Instow Regatta

Every year along the Taw and Torridge estuary in North Devon we have the Appledore and Instow Regatta. This is a 19 day event packed full of events and boat races from rowing boats to gigs, gaffers and luggers as well as greasy poles, tug-of-war, the RNLI and so much more! I only made two of […]

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The Frecce Tricolori

#WexMondays – Image Review

Firstly, thanks to Sophie at Wex Photographic for contacting me about this image and asking if I would like to put this blog post together as to how this image was achieved. After initially submitting it to #WexMondays I was surprised by the interest it generated including that of the Frecce Tricolori themselves. I have […]

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771 Naval Air Squadran

RNAS Culdrose Pre-Airshow Day – Goodbye 771

Thanks for sticking with me over this marathon of posts from RNAS Culdrose; I hope you have enjoyed them. I thoroughly enjoyed the photographic opportunity presented on the day – something very different from my usual subjects. I decided to dedicate my last post to our Search and Rescue Squadran 771 who are due to […]

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The Tornado IX Squadron

RNAS Culdrose Pre-Airshow Day – Tornado & Hornet

Well, this is my penultimate airshow post with the final one focusing on the soon to be decommissioned Rescue Sea King helicopters and 771 Search and Rescue Squadron. For now though, let me introduce the Tornado which has been the mainstay of the Royal Air Forces Strike attack force since June 1982. The actual Tornado […]

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