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Between the lockdowns

January 14, 2021

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That is between Lockdown 2 and Lockdown3, or Christmas 2020 ‘The Superspreader Event’ as it was also known. There was alot going on in the run up to Christmas, with the usual stuff to do, some work and the release of my calendar, with all that entails including those fun daily trips to the Post Office. […]

The story behind the photos

December 19, 2020

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In the beautiful North Devon Calendar 2021. This is the twentieth year that I’ve made a calendar, the 2000 version was a single A4 card page and featured a picture of Andy Irons (the famous Hawaiian surfer who came to Cornwall for a contest in 1999). In those days I was a freelance photographer and […]

End of the summer sunsets

September 2, 2020

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Woolacombe sunsets are a photographers dream. Big skies, big beach, big sand dunes and big tides. Foreground interest (usually dogs), mid ground (crashing waves or rocks at combesgate) and background – the magnificent light thrown up as our planet rotates away from the star that gives life to our galaxy. Here are a few of […]

From Prayway to Limecombe

September 2, 2020

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Everyday has been like a bank holiday, and with the mother of all bank holidays; a sunny end of August one, bearing down on us, it was time to leave the village against the incoming hordes and get up on the roof again. Ashcombe up to Prayway head and back down Lime combe to Simonsbath […]

More Moor Meanderings

August 27, 2020

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It’s the end of summer and here’s the the way August has played out so far with warm downpours and gusty blows. In-between times there’s been big skies and solitary walks up on the moor. A reminder to all locals that you can escape the traffic jams, the Georgeham double decker bus queue, the Mortehoe […]

From beach to moor and back again

August 9, 2020

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So busy at the beach. You have to walk for miles to get away from the utterly maddening crowd or escape the moor for some peace and space. Photo essay.                                                   […]

And I feel fine

May 4, 2020

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While all this Covid ineptitude is going down by our government, life goes on in this beautiful village that I am lucky live in on the North Devon coast. There’s no visitors, which makes for a mahooosive difference. It’s great for us to enjoy our home, but for many of my friends who run seasonal […]

Winter Projeck 20 #winterprojeck20

January 6, 2020

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Now that the holidays are out of the way, it’s time to work on a photography project that records the winter 0f 2020 here in North Devon. There will be regular additions, so scroll to the bottom if you haven’t been on for a while. The aim is to produce at least one shot a […]

Beautiful North Devon Calendar 2020

October 24, 2019

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Now available, the Beautiful North Devon Calendar 2020 Twelve stunning new photos taken during 2019 of the North Devon coast, Exmoor and Lundy island by local photographer Ester Spears. “It was a difficult start to the year when I accidentally fell off Morte point whilst on a photography mission. The physical and mental scars took a […]

Last of the summer grinny, grin grin ….

September 25, 2019

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It’s been such a lovely summer, in fact almost magical, however as it draws to a close there is a last chance to enjoy it when most of the visitors have gone home. It’s early September and what better place for some peace and tranquility than Exmoor. Exmoor: still stuck in the fifties; like an […]