Photos in Pinhay

Ceres surprised

Ceres walks through the crops, her hands brushing the ripening ears as she moves silent and unobserved in her rustling domain. Barley is a wonderful crop to observe on a breezy day, as the awns sway and shimmer, catching the light and delighting the eye. The camera can capture some of the magic if you […]

Tags: , , ; taken on Tuesday, May 20th, 2008


Far from the city, a field of germinating fodder maize calls to mind a folded striped cloth. Late evening sun and a telephoto lens accentuate the  contours of a gently folded hill just up the road from my house.   Although this was taken several years ago now, it still gives me a frisson of […]

Tags: , , ; taken on Tuesday, June 1st, 2004


Naturally-occurring bubbles in a rock pool – although it looks as if I added some bubble bath, it is organic compounds from decaying seaweed that produce the froth. (The same that make the foam on beer!) Sometimes, a photo causes a small ripple of excitement when one sees it full-sized on the computer monitor. In this case, I was […]

Tags: , , , , ; taken on Monday, June 9th, 2003