Monthly Archives: April 2021

Abandoned Railways and Disused Stations of France – Part 1

Part 1 of the Abandoned Railways and Disused Stations of France shows what’s left of the and stations between Chinon and Loudun. France is famous for its high speed TGV but beyond this there are many rural lines that have been closed but are still intact as well as the infrastructure that goes along with it. This isn’t my usual content but when I’m out and about I come across so much of it that I thought I’d document it.

How I Recce Landscape Photography

How I Recce Landscape Photography is a warts and all look at what goes through my mind when I see a scene. What I am thinking with regards to the composition and then execution of the final image. What you see here isn’t an image that I deem a success but it’s useful to at least try and make a scene work. You just have to get out there at times and see if these things are worth pursuing or […]

How I Photographed the Tulips at Chateau de Cheverny

How I Photographed the Tulips at Chateau de Cheverny shows what I did to capture some of gardens in the castle grounds. Located in Loir-et-Cher the Ch√Ęteau de Cheverny is a must visit. But not just during the tulip season at anytime of the year. This stunning castle is known for its association with the Tintin series of books too so if you’re a fan then definitely make a beeline for it.

Landscape Photography Exploring France – Mayenne

In this week’s episode of Landscape Photography Exploring France I head to the department of Mayenne. This rural department in central France has an absolute ton of things to photograph. From hilltop medieval villages to ruined castles and of course the obligatory churches too. So sit back and take a look at what I got up. It’s only scratching the surface but should give you ideas.