A quick tip on how to get better image results from your Mavic drone in low-light conditions.
I was a little disappointed that the “castle” at Tintagel was little more than a few bits of wall at the coast. (I suppose I have been spoiled by the castle ruins at Dunnotar and Tantallon.) Our walk along the coast path, doing battle with the wind, was lovely anyway, with foxgloves (a memory from childhood holidays in…
A thousand-year-old castle on the lake shore near Thun, with wonderful gardens, terrific views, and a hideously ugly restaurant.
Searching for viewpoints, poring over maps, dodging power lines, and coming home with classic landscape images.
The castle at Aigle, near the western end of the Valais, was originally two fortifications. It’s a picture-book scene, but harks back to serious use in the fifteenth century, when it was already over two hundred years old. Today, it sits peacefully amongst expansive vineyards and welcomes tourists from all over the world.
With the money I've put aside for new camera gear, a new, reliable, fully automated flash gun was high on my "wants" list, not least because I receive a slowly increasing number of requests to take portrait photographs and cover events.
Jo's parents Roy and Pat in the castle gardens at Spiez last night.