Tag: stock photos

Photos: Around London

Photos: Around London

London, capital city of the United Kingdom, can be reached easily by train from Kent. Barely an hour on the train and you’re walking along South Bank, with a view of the busy River Thames and the impressive architecture of buildings such as The Shard 

Behind the scenes – Cut flowers

Behind the scenes – Cut flowers

The asters are lasting well as cut flowers, which makes them good photography models – and better than the dahlias and calendulas, which are starting to fade in the vase. Through the year the multi-tasking allotment provides food, flowers and photos, which become stock images 

Photos: Scenes from the Garden of England

Photos: Scenes from the Garden of England

The Garden of England, Kent in southeast England, is a beautiful place and the county I’ve called home since I was born. This stock photo collection includes many rural scenes, from farm fields through the seasons, to tranquil lakes. There are also details from the 

Photos: Baking banana loaf

Photos: Baking banana loaf

One delicious use for the mashed banana that I’ve photographed is banana loaf. Ours a tiny bit boozy, because we soak the raisins in rum, which plumps up the fruit nicely. Banana bread is a popular recipe on both sides of the Atlantic, so it’s 

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: Cork noticeboard and reminders

Photos: Cork noticeboard and reminders

These noticeboard designs are useful backgrounds to which you can add your own graphics and copy. A blank cork pinboard, which has its own attractive texture is left blank for any ideas. You can add your own text and images to the Post-it notes and 

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. More variations will be added to this set over time. The various colours of freehand-painted borders have plenty of white copy space in the centre for your 

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: 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