Author Archives: Mike Hessey

About Mike Hessey

I'm a BOF (Boring Old Fellow) and MOS (Miserable Old Soul) whose main interests are photography, cycling, walking and computers. Regrettably recent problems with my legs, back and heart have reduced the cycling and walking.

Begonia and fuchsia

One of two . The other one is better but the background is a problem, and it would be rather heavy for me to move it to a better position for a photo.

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Campanula

A windy day, which made it difficult to photograph this plant.

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Rocket

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New Acquisition

Pure self indulgence. Tomorrow I’ll open the box!

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Crocosmia

No card problems on the camera today (it was this camera which gave me some problems yesterday). This is n’t quite how I meant to take the photo though, as two of the camera controls had moved, so I was … Continue reading

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Gazania

Another rather dull and uninspiring day, but the gazanias provided a spot of colour. I had a number of problems today with the camera repeatedly reporting card errors when turned on, and unable to reformat the cards.

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Rose

Another rather dull and uninspiring day, so another emergency photo.

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Wildflower corner

Another photo of one of the wildflower areas in my garden. Not a very nice day, and I spent a lot of time trying to discourage the magpies, and also doing some more work on the films I processed the … Continue reading

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Ripening

The first of this year’s tomatoes is ripening nicely, and another 4 are changing colour too. There are plenty of smaller ones, still green, on the 4 plants.

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Hollyhock

Not had time to take many photos today, and as this one of a hollyhock shows, we have had some rain. The extra below shows what I have spent most of the day doing 2 films, C41, and then scanning).

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