Feeling Fragile

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge  #38 | Weathered or Worn

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Through the Gateway

cornwall in colours: acid yellow

On an early morning visit to St Ives I took a walk around the harbour looking for interesting objects to photograph. I loved this vibrant cheerful yellow rope for its colours, twists and texture.¬† It wasn’t a particularly warm morning and the sun was playing hide and seek, but it was so nice to be…

Winter in St Ives

I love St Ives. It is such a pretty little harbour-side town with three fabulous sandy beaches and exquisite turquoise water. Unfortunately I am not the only one to love it and most months of the year it is virtually impossible to move along the narrow winding streets¬† – and forget about parking your car…

The Mariner

Mariner Entering the Lighthouse I was quite taken with this tiny figure entering the lighthouse on the Alfred Wallis grave which is covered by an elaborate gravestone, made from tiles by Bernard Leach and depicting a tiny mariner at the foot of a huge lighthouse. Wallis was penniless when he died, but his friend Adrian…

Winter Sunlight in Penzance Harbour

Albert Pier – Penzance Harbour December 2018. For someone who is a terrible sailor I have a keen interest in boats and anything nautical from a photography point of view. There are just so many interesting ‘things’ on a boat – my favourite ones are those that aren’t bobbing up and down – like these…

in chains

In an effort to get out more we popped into Penzance at the end of December mainly to do some chores, like visit a bank (the nearest town to us now that actually still has banks) and a post office. It so happened to coincide with one of the most beautiful days we have seen…

Copper

Light reflected on the railings along the promenade in Penzance at sunset.