52 Weeks of Photography: Week 5 (Meanwood Valley Urban Farm)

This wasn’t really designed as a photography trip, but my partner and I were at the Meanwood Valley Urban Farm today and I thought I would share some random photos to keep the blog ticking along:



What I learned: Donkeys are loud, alpacas need dentists, and Leeds is frequently overcast.

52 Weeks of Photography: Week 4 (Dave the spider)

First, a warning to anyone who doesn’t like spiders: I was trying out my macro again, and there are some pretty big close-ups…   Now that that’s over with, this week I wanted to try out a new toy.  I had been hoping that my new light box would arrive for last week’s macro attempt, […]

52 Weeks of Photography: Week 2 (An Early Morning)

So originally this was going to be a post full of wonderful sunrise photographs.  Unfortunately, a combination of cloudy British skies and a slope that refused (no matter how much I willed it) to turn to face the south-east  conspired against me.  Instead, I had a good chance to try out my macro attachment.  I […]

52 Weeks of Photography: Week 1 (Tropical World)

Right, week 1 of my photography “project”.  To ease myself in, my partner and I decided to go to “Tropical World” in Leeds.  This is an indoor zoo with aquaria, meerkats, and (most importantly) a butterfly house.  “Great”, I thought, “fish [or butterflies…] in a barrel!”  However, the butterfly house itself seemed only to contain […]