I am a 40-something, sometimes frustrated, yet often fulfilled thespian, hiker, mother and wife who craves more time to just BE...

My blog - highonahill.wordpress.com - was started when I wanted to explore, through creative writing, exactly what it was that made me ME...

Indulging in my main hobby Read more...

I am a 40-something, sometimes frustrated, yet often fulfilled thespian, hiker, mother and wife who craves more time to just BE...

My blog - highonahill.wordpress.com - was started when I wanted to explore, through creative writing, exactly what it was that made me ME...

Indulging in my main hobby - acting - leaves little time for anything else. My other main passion - fell walking in Cumbria - is impractical as a regular pastime, given that I live 350 miles away.

And so to photography...

I have always taken lots of photographs. On the shelves above me as I write are probably 50+ albums documenting most of the last 25 years of my life, and on the computer I am using are another 14,000+ digital photos, taken in the last 8 or so years since moving to a digital camera. I now take so many photos that I am way behind with printing the best for the albums, which stop at August 2008.

Inspired by other blippers, as well as by the work of photographers discovered via Twitter, I think perhaps it's time to get more critical about the shots I keep, share and showcase so that I continue to learn, improve and enjoy...