citrineblue

citrineblue

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

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The thrill of taking a photo that makes me smile is what I aim for and if someone else appreciates it my day is made.

I shoot a variety of subjects and my camera comes with me wherever I go.

I now have a Canon EOS 5D Mark ll and find it superb although I have only used a few of its new tricks.

My other career is teaching and my ever patient family. I really hope you like my efforts and thank you for looking.

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Featured Work on Redbubble

Curve of Rocks* Challenge Winner and Featured in UK National Parks* November 2009

Gothic Wings Featured in For the love of Canon. October 2009
SleepyFeatured in Earth Keepers. October 2009
Swordbilled HummingbirdFeatured in Hummingbirds of the World. October 2009
Stillness on Loch Morlich Featured in Featured in Lakes and Inland Waterways. October 2009
Hummingbird Attack Featured in Animals in Action. October 2009 and wild Birds in Flight. October 2009
Resting in the heat of the day was Featured in African Art and Photography. October 2009

  • Age: 51
  • Joined: October 2009

Journal

Part 13 - Thrills and desperation

The warm amber glow from an isolated bulb guides our way around the obstacles at foot level and above. Obvious tourists we wind our way back up the web of narrow streets, back past the hidden mosque. The paths are busy as the purple hint of light in the night sky now disappears. Like a mouse peering out of a hole we reach the decorated gate of Bab Aileen. Through it the light seems brighter expos…
Posted over 5 years – 2 comments

Part 12 - Rest

Dark, gleaming and polished like a freshly hatched conker; adorned like a Faberge jewel with solid but stunning metal work – the door opened. White clean light drenched and blinded us. We enter literally another world. I am tired so all feelings now are of extremes. / Although stoic until now I realise truly we have arrived. My limbs grow lead like – movement hurts, my eyes squinting …
Posted over 5 years – 4 comments

Part 11 - Authentic madness

To fight against this flow would have been impossible; we swept along the raging torrent of aggressive tired and all knowledgeable Friday evening Marrakech traffic. Our car the focus of aggression and yet our saviour protecting us from the manic panic outside. We swirled around a central island like those visiting Mecca and the Masjid al-Haram. Like a pebble trapped in a whirlpool we started agai…
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Part 10 - Er foud to Marrakech (600km, and over the High Atlas again!)

After the highs of Erg Chebbi, dread filled my stomach. I forced down what was yesterday a delightful breakfast and contemplated at least the next twelve hours. / Er Foud behind us we travelled on. The sun, which we had so recently see disappear the day before which such beauty, exploded over the horizon adding to our perceived worries about such a journey. Eyes, now narrow slits, raise my cheeks…
Posted almost 6 years – 4 comments