A day late this week. Sorry, did not feel like publishing yesterday.
As my previous series came to an end, I had the idea to post some of my own photographs.
When my eyes were better, I used to enjoy photography. I had some decent kit and was around just as digital photography was taking off. Although it was strictly a hobby for me, two of my photos were published. One rural shot of hay bales ended up in a brochure made by the UK’s NFU (farming), another ended up in a coffee-table book about lighthouses. I wasn’t David Bailey but a couple of times, I was fortunate to be in the right place at the right time.
I thought I’d share some. All these photographs were taken by me, I own the copyright so if you’d like to use any, go for it. Just so long as you don’t use them to make any money.
My aim is to publish weekly again but this time, on Sunday afternoons. I’m just going to repeat this spiel each week, too, for the benefit of new readers, so you can safely skip to the camera graphic to save reading the blurb each time.
If you look at the category above (high on left, by the date), I’ll put every photo in that same category so you can find previously-published photos. If I feel a photo needs some explanation, I’ll maybe write a line or two to go with it. Like the last time, I’ll keep going until I run out of steam. Oh, and feel free to join in, if the fancy takes you.
I’ve linked to a higher-res umage under each photo.
After my photograph last week, how could I not include a shot of the Matterhorn itself? The Matterhorn stands just shy of 4,500m, straddling the border of Switzerland and Italy, and is one of the tallest peaks in the Alps. In fact, several of the tallest peaks are in the near vicinity.
I love that I managed to capture the Alpenglow here, which gives the mountain that reddish tinge you see.
I like that photo, but taking such a close-up, you can’t really get a feel for the scale, so here is another, from the nearby town of Zermatt.