My New Favourite Digicam: The Pentax X70 Bridge Camera, 15 May 2023

I picked up another of those dodgy digital cameras, the type that back in the day cost upwards of 400€ but nowadays you can pick up for chump change. This time it’s the Pentax X70. It’s what they used to call a ‘bridge’ camera – it looks like an SLR but the lens is fixedContinue reading “My New Favourite Digicam: The Pentax X70 Bridge Camera, 15 May 2023”

Cellpic Sunday, Everyday abstracts, 06 November 2022

Today’s cellpic Sunday entry for John Steiner’s Journeys with Johnbo blog is a series of smoke-based abstracts. Create your own Cellpic Sunday post. There is no specific topic, and the only rules are that the photo must be captured with a mobile device and the post linked to John’s latest Cellpic Sunday post (or leaveContinue reading “Cellpic Sunday, Everyday abstracts, 06 November 2022”

By the road in Águas Boas, 30 October 2022

When I’m out for a walk, it’s customary for me to bring back a flower for my better half. Not an actual flower, of course, but a photograph of an interesting bloom. There were lots of flowers by the roadside, but these were mostly dandelions and are so common. But then, along a wall, wasContinue reading “By the road in Águas Boas, 30 October 2022”

Hidden from the world, 07 August 2022

Tucked away half way up the cliff we traverse to get to the beach, and camouflaged against potential threats and also it’s prey, is this magnificent beast. I have no idea what species it is, but isn’t it wonderful? Every day for the past week and a half, at least, I’ve been trying to getContinue reading “Hidden from the world, 07 August 2022”