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RLF's Blog


Hello everyone,
I like to turn most of my photos into ART...it's what I like anyway.
I'm experimenting quite a lot with lenses & techniques...basically having FUN with photography.
Hopefully you'll notice there is quite a variety of photos & art here...not always to every ones tastes... but hey that's what art is!

If you click on the blue dot next to my initials RLF you'll get to my personal siteWink
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  • A familiar growl !

    I was at my youngest daughter's house this morning at 8.30 to put up her new plastic shed. She lives about 3 miles from East Midland Airport. I was sorting the million parts from the packing box out on a large workbench when I heard an engine in the ...

    30 Jul 2020 5:02PM | Read


    Views : 222

  • Isolating

    Thinking of ways to entertain myself during the forced isolation. I wrote myself a letter and posted it, exercising when I posted it. A couple of days past before delivery. Disappointment to find it's another poison pen letter!

    2 Apr 2020 1:06PM | Read


    Views : 188

  • Self-isolating

    My wife decided we should try self-isolating ... She's in the house whilst ... I'm in the shed:(

    22 Mar 2020 7:35AM | Read


    Views : 287

  • Champions

    I donít drink champagne... it will have to be cider! So excited about the result. I only wish my parents were here to witness the back to back Premierships.

    12 May 2019 5:04PM | Read


    Views : 1224

  • Sea life in Birmingham

    As some you may have noticed Iíve put a few shots from the Sealife Aquarium in the heart of Birmingham. I was very impressed with the centre and we all had a great time. Weíll definitely be going back.:) It was nice that you could eat your own food i...

    28 Apr 2019 4:16PM | Read


    Views : 486

  • Bullworker

    Itís my 40th wedding anniversary today. My wife presented me with a very dusty log which actually turned out to be my old Bullworker exercise machine which I bought in 1976. :) She found it on top of the wardrobe in the box room.:D I downloaded all t...

    14 Apr 2019 5:14PM | Read


    Views : 617

  • I know I was mad ... I was always mad.

    I went to the King Power Stadium last night to watch Manchester City play Leicester City in the Quarter Finals of the League Cup. I had to sit amonst all the Leicester fans because I was unable to purchae a ticket for the Manchester end. The game we...

    19 Dec 2018 3:17PM | Read


    Views : 622

  • Remembrance Tribute

    Hi everyone, I've just been shopping near to a small village called Sileby (near Leicester). I noticed some single dinner plate sized poppies dotted about the village and asked an old lady (who was writing a name on one) why they seemed to be so rand...

    7 Nov 2018 1:02PM | Read


    Views : 623

  • A new way to sharpen pencils.

    Https://youtu.be/7RBuzkHpcAQ Watch the bit on the video from 2 min 49 seconds:$:$:$ So ... there I was all ready to draw a straight line onto some wood when my pencil broke! Now although I did have a pencil sharpener in my pocket I couldn't find th...

    20 Aug 2018 3:40PM | Read


    Views : 594

  • Sleepy Bobos

    My eldest daughter started to read a bedtime story to her daughter last night. She fell asleep herself and the wee one went downstairs to watch Jaws with daddy! Anyone who remembers Alice from the Vicar of Dibbly would see her in my own daughter. Spe...

    16 Jun 2018 8:38PM | Read


    Views : 451

  • Breaking my heart

    I think Iím about to lose my best pal tonight ... TED

    6 Mar 2018 9:52PM | Read


    Views : 369

  • Tribute

    The Etihad Stadium on Tuesday evening (third of January 2018) Treated my Son-in-Law and grandson to the Watford game.:D Upon getting out of the car I ventured through a puddle which was the size of Lake Michigan and spent the next 6 hours in frozen ...

    4 Jan 2018 10:21AM | Read


    Views : 1367

  • Labour pains!

    It will be a long night for my wife and I. Our youngest daughter has just gone into labour:D Grandchild number 5 is the best Christmas present ever.:)

    21 Dec 2017 8:35PM | Read


    Views : 1240

  • Sour milk.

    Reporter 1 : Someone threw milk over Mourinho in the tunnel. Reporter 2 : How dairy!

    12 Dec 2017 9:26PM | Read


    Views : 1434


    I do all my processing in RGB and 8 bit depth because all filters are available to me in these two modes. When my neighbour mentioned that I should be printing in the CMYK mode because it used less ink I switch my recent upload (Black and White) to ...

    29 Jan 2017 9:20AM | Read


    Views : 308