Travel/Photography: Colourful Ivy


This was the façade of one of the restaurants when I was in Dublin. I really liked how the colourful ivy changes an ordinary wall into something so eye-catching.


Gr8at – Royal Horticultural Society 2013 Photograph Competition

The Royal Horticultural Society has just announced the winners for their 2013 Photographic Competition. Covering eight categories, the successful entrants were shown in Details, Garden and People, Plants, Season and Wildlife and Young Photographer and Children’s Photographer. Here are my eight favourites. Do you have a favourite?

The beautiful In Mastels by Mateusz Piesiak won first prize in the Young Photographer and Children’s Photographer category. It also won the title RHS Young Photographer of the Year 2013.

Pigeons over my Garden

The neatly taken Pigeons Over My Garden by Laura Grimsley was highly commended in the Young Photographer category. Just need them to spell Alex next time 😉

Morning Magic

Who wouldn’t want to see this looking outside your window every day? Morning Magic by Annette Lepple was highly commended in the Gardens category.

Autumn Light

I was born in Autumn and it’s always been my favourite season. This ethereal effort entitled Autumn Light by Brett Critchley won first prize in the Seasons category.

Winter Morning at Water'sEdge

The magnificent Winter Morning at Water’s Edge by Lee Beel could almost be a painting, and won second prize in the Seasons category.

Angry Bee

Getting second prize in the Wildlife category, Angry Bee by Jason Canning is a striking photo that shows real flair and detail.

Winter Pose

Nature is full of the most delicate beauty, as wonderfully captured by Sarah-fiona Helme in her photo Winter Pose in the Wildlife category.

Cold Frame

The subtle, dreamy photograph Cold Frame by William Black in was highly commended in the Seasons category.