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Photos: Exploring Helsinki and Suomenlinna

Photos: Exploring Helsinki and Suomenlinna

It takes just two hours on the ferry, to cross the Finnish Gulf from Tallinn, Estonia to Helsinki, capital of Finland. It is a much more modern city compared to Tallinn and though our hotel seemed a little detached from a discernible city centre, it […]

Photos: Travel to Tallinn, Estonia

Photos: Travel to Tallinn, Estonia

A weekend in Tallinn, capital of Estonia, is perfect for wandering around the Old Town, which is surrounded by the ancient city wall and numerous defensive military towers. A trip in May revealed that the Baltic spring was a few weeks behind the British season […]

Photos: Stem ginger

Photos: Stem ginger

Sticky, sticky stem ginger goes into our favourite ginger cake. It has to be grated first, which is a bit of a perilous job, as you push the squishy round balls of ginger down the grater, trying to save your own fingers at the same […]

Photos: DIY tools and fasteners

Photos: DIY tools and fasteners

DIY and home improvement is the concept behind this stock photo collection. Borders of nails, bolts and tools on a wood grain background have copy space for the designer’s own text and graphics. Screws, nuts and rawl plugs, washers and pop rivets are among the […]

Photos: Abstract painted backgrounds

Photos: Abstract painted backgrounds

Abstract paintings with smears, daubs and erratic spatters of acrylic paint form this set of stock photo backgrounds. Freehand painted borders have plenty of copy space in the centre for your own design. Or you can place text over the full-frame abstract coloured backgrounds, with […]

Photos: Chocolate chip cookies

Photos: Chocolate chip cookies

Peanut butter isn’t just good for peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, it’s also a great ingredient for baking. This stock photo set doesn’t just look at the process of making the homemade cookies, it also has appetising shots of the ingredients, including a cup of […]

Photos: Painting

Photos: Painting

This set holds some of my most popular photos, as the concept of a paintbrush loaded with paint, halfway through covering a surface, can be used in so many different way. The copy space can be filled with the designer’s own text, making it the […]

Photos: Roasting tomatoes

Photos: Roasting tomatoes

I just love the colours of this set; they’re so naturally bright and saturated. Roasting tomatoes is a simple process and the result can be eaten as is with your meal, or you can go a step further and blend the roasted tomatoes to make […]

Photos: Making PB & J sandwiches

Photos: Making PB & J sandwiches

Salty, savoury peanut butter and sweet jelly – or jam in Britain – makes a yummy combination in a sandwich. The combination is especially popular in America and is so often the snack being made by a character on a TV show. Even President Bartlet […]

Photos: The sights of Salzburg, Austria

Photos: The sights of Salzburg, Austria

Salzburg is a favourite destination of mine, with its attractive buildings and surrounding mountainous landscape. I’ve stayed here in hostels and hotels, visited the Christmas markets with friends and attended concerts in the squares and theatres. On one trip in particular we were blessed with […]