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.

Green Man Entry

I had a visit to the dentist today – just an inspection, and no problems found! I needed a taxi to get there and back (1/2 mile each way, and the climb up two flights of stairs at the surgery … Continue reading

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Insect activity

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End of the line for the allium

It looked wonderful in flower, and has been very attractive one the flowers had gone and only the seed head was left. Now at last the stem and head has come away, so I took this last photo of it … Continue reading

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More glass

Wet and windy especially early in the day, so I continued with my experiments photographing glassware. For examples which have etched patterns like this, the dark treatment does seem more effective – next time I’ll choose some examples which have … Continue reading

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Glass

As the weather forecast for the next couple of days is rather bad, I decided to spend some time reminding myself of techniques for photographing glassware. It took a long time to get the necessary equipment set up and to … Continue reading

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Standing out

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Hydrangea

A rather fine hydrangea in the park. Also a picture of the four remaining ducklings and their mother, for those who wondered how they are getting on. They look quite adult now, and are nearly as big as their mother.

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