English Dawn by Gabriel Hemery

With a busy day of video conference calls ahead during our Covid-enforced lockdown, this morning I rose early to find solace in nature. It was dark when I left the house, but already a song thrush was in full voice. I had a destination in mind to visit with myContinue Reading

The Great Wave off Brightwell by Gabriel Hemery

My green treescape version of Japanese woodcut artist Katsushika Hokusai’s most famous art work, The Great Wave off Kanagawa. I call it The Great Wave off Brightwell. From the top of Castle Hill, the Iron Age fort at the Wittenham Clumps , you can see Dorchester Abbey nestled among trees and housesContinue Reading

GabrielHemery-tree whiteout

There’s something surreal about exploring the countryside during heavy snow fall. All sounds are muffled and the light takes on an eerie quality. It’s tempting to wait until the snow clouds pass and the sun comes out, but don’t wait . .  brave the cold, put your camera in aContinue Reading

I’ve uploaded a new panorama image to my online shop on Photocrowd. It’s a view over the Usk Valley looking up to the ridge of the Brecon Beacons. I find myself getting easily lost in this image, which really comes alive when seen full size (available up to 72″ across).Continue Reading