Thursday, August 23, 2007


Photography has been a hobby for quite sometime, and what I have lacked in talent I have I assure you, made up by enthusiasm over the years.....

People, nature, the mundane and the impressive, I have been rather flexible in my choice of subject matter. The first real camera I had was a Russian Zenit with a Zeiss lens, a camera which allowed me exposures as long as 2o minutes! Sadly, it fell ill terminally a few years later. From that I moved on to a camera which doubled as my cam for a couple of years, till buying a Canon Powershot S1 IS (

But 'Nice' is not about me hobby, 'Nice' is about a picture I took a couple of years ago, titled the "River of Stone". I was down in the south eastern part of the country, ahead of me the road arched by trees; the lone occupant, a stray dog -

A few weeks ago, Cheryl wrote me asking if she could make a painting of the photograph, to which my response was a cheery yes. The result being this, which I think is lovely.

Biased I might be, for I am quite pleased about it all.

1 comment:

  1. The painting looks great in your blog- not only are you a talented photographer but a talented blogger as well. Thank you for the complements on the painting.