Today I praise the humble tripod. For many photographers a tripod can be cumbersome but essential to keep the camera stable. It can also be used to slow down your photography and become more in tune with your subject.
Author Archives: Stephen Taylor
A few photographs taken on a bike ride exploring the woodlands, churchyards and country lanes of Hertfordshire on May Day 2023.
Holidaying at home
It’s easier to take photographs on holiday when everything is new and exciting but how do you replicate that excitement when you are not on holiday?
A cycle ride in Dorset on Easter Sunday to hunt out the spirit of a place.
War damage on the Victoria and Albert Museum reminds us how fragile our world is. Any of us could become refugees.
St Giles Bicknacre
On a country lane in Essex a few miles south east of Chelmsford a lych gate stands amongst the trees. Behind the lych gate is an almost uniform set of gravestones which reveal a tragic story, but also a story of passion and devoted caring.
At Easter 2023 I spent a few days cycling in Dorset, exploring a few of my favourite places in the south of the county. Here is the first of a short series of articles on the each of the rides. On Good Friday I headed out east to explore some of the county’s literary and artistic associations.
A visit to Greenwich to explore some of its lesser know landmarks
Things I have carried with me
A short reflection on some of the objects that I have carried through my life. Could I ever get rid of them? Could the photographs I have taken of them replace them?
The year has turned and we are all stepping tentatively into 2023. Before I travel too far into the new year I thought I would spend a little time looking back on the past year. This, therefore, is a short walk through each month of 2022.