Hope everyone’s having a great week so far? We are in the final week of October as it is the first of November on Monday.Who’s having a Halloween party or have decorated your house or carved a pumpkin?If you have post your pictures for me to see. If I get enough super images I will […]
For the past three days I have been isolating as I am having an operation today. My right arm. I am right handed. So, I have been busy making some new Cyanotypes which I have made one of them into a new card available in my Etsy Shop. I have only made a few at […]
What may you ask, is a Cyanotype? Well put simply they are images developed by the sun. Cyanotype is an early photographic process creating images without a camera.Two chemicals, ammonium citrate and potassium ferricyanide are mixed together to create a photosensitive solution which is painted onto the surface of water colour paper and left to […]
I have been busy in the garden for a few days now and it looks like I haven’t done a thing (although my back & arms know different).
Flowers have been dead headed, the Ivy has been trimmed, hedges have been cut and lastly I have been collecting seeds for next years colourful borders. I have collected Nasturtiums, Alliums, Cosmos, Astrantia, Runner Beans and Honesty so far.
I decided to dust off the lightbox as I haven’t used it for a few months and decided to take some images of the seeds of Honesty, one of my favourite plants. It has beautiful purple flowers in the Spring/Summer which then develop into delicate circular seed pods.
Happiness held is the seed; Happiness shared is the flower.”