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Dorset's Delicious Bits | BEAUTY IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER


… Dorset Uglies, by sculptress Emma Mauger …

As I drove towards the home of Dorset Uglies creator, Emma Mauger, I didn’t quite know how I was going to feel once I was confronted by her collection of ‘Uglies’.   479 more words

Photography

A Christmas Wedding @ Ringstead Bay and Athelhampton House

The beautiful wedding of Rob & Hannah just a few days before Christmas at the picturesque Ringstead Bay.

Working with Matt Austin Images (see Matt’s stunning blog here: https://mattaustinimages.wordpress.com/2014/12/29/dorset-winter-wedding-ringstead-bay-and-athelhampton-house-by-matt-austin-images/), we photographed the whole day from bridal preparation through to the first dance. 106 more words

Wedding Photography

Durdle Door

Durdle Door always presents itself in different ways and although it is an amazing landmark that has been photographed to death I enjoy the challenge of getting a new and unique take on things. 30 more words

Swanage and beyond

Once up on the Purbeck Ridge the vistas changed.

There were new birds to enjoy, this Stonechat being one welcome extra. The odd Heron flew past. 331 more words

Walking

A Post A Day Photo Challenge - Jan 31 2015

Hi folks,

I am taking on a challenge to post a photograph every day for a full year startingon New years Day.  Please join in by uploading a photograph of your own and leaving a… 42 more words

Photography

Snowdrop: the milk flower | Nature Notes from Dorset

In January it seems winter will never end and then we enter another cold, bleak month in February. However, there are small signs that reminded us that things are changing and spring is just around the corner, the most obvious being that the days start getting longer at quite a fast rate and the birds begin to sing again, some a bit tentative perhaps, but the signs are there. 50 more words

Dorset

Trying to stay dry (with varying amounts of success).

I attempted to do a little landscape photography yesterday at Portland Bill, but to say it was a disaster would not be overstating things. I guess my heart wasn’t really in it, the weather was too windy for photographing birds so I thought I’d try for the wind-driven waves but it was less than successful and before I’d had 15 minutes to set up and make a couple of test exposures the rain started to pour down, I held the camera under my coat to protect it from the worst and dashed back to the car, only a few minutes walk away but far enough for me to get soaked! 303 more words

Coast