I knew this image was a favourite for a reason. The judges of the monthly competition obviously agreed. So often winning competition entries aren't just about the technical qualities but also about the story telling within an image. And for me this tells a very sweet story. This lovely puppy was oblivious to the commotion in the background but instead intent on behaving for the camera. She wanted her portrait taken and didn't care what her brothers and sisters were getting up to. I love it!
Well I know there is still a lot not to love but I'm choosing to see the great things about London at the moment. I am having a ball this year visiting London as often as I can. Which is unusual for me since I usually prefer the comfort of my own home, in rural old Leicestershire. Staying home and avoiding people has always been the easy option. But this year, possibly due to the wonderful weather we keep having, has me longing for venturing out. Again, just like my last trip, I headed out with my good friend Panikos Hajistilly . Living in North London he finds it easy to meet up for our shoots. This time though I had more of an idea of the sights I wanted to use as the backdrops for my portraits. With it being spring I was in search of colour, preferably flowers. Admittedly. I didn't quite get what I was looking for. The white fronted terraced houses with pink magnolia trees we did not find unfortunately. But I did make it to Peggy Porchen's which was a must see on m