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Natural Landscapes of St Helena Island – Ten Great Photos

It’s been a little while since we indulged in a picture post, just photos for pleasure, so to speak. As it’s Good Friday today, we’ve compiled a ‘Natural Landscapes of St Helena’ collection for Easter. The topography of St Helena does a great job

By |2018-03-24T01:11:00+00:00April 14th, 2017|Awesome Nature, St Helena, Top 10 and more|18 Comments

Project 365, Day 95: The Silver Lining over St Helena

A CASE OF BAD WIND | Darrin Henry I’m sure St Helena must have been blown a few inches north; it’s been so blustery today! Swelly seas and gale force winds; that’s us at the moment. The blowy conditions I’m guessing was the reason for the huge, squiggly cloud

By |2017-05-21T03:55:44+00:00April 6th, 2017|Awesome Nature, St Helena|17 Comments

Time-Lapse St Helena: The Flax Sorter

Cyril Legg, 74, Farmer, Levelwood | Sharon Henry "I used to work in the flax mill sorting flax at Woody Ridge until I damaged my hand. It got chopped across the knuckles with a sickle, accidentally. After all these years I still can't bend my fist.

By |2017-05-12T03:26:49+00:00March 1st, 2017|Amazing People, Culture, St Helena|20 Comments

The Sugar Loaf Post Box: Coastline Hiking On St Helena

WALKING THE CLIFFTOP TRAIL | Darrin Henry Sugar Loaf post box on St Helena sits atop a distinctive pyramid-like shape you can’t fail to notice. It’s a reliable reference point, like a chess piece quietly hiding in plain sight on the north-east corner of the island

By |2017-07-24T13:43:27+00:00January 10th, 2017|Awesome Nature, Hiking, St Helena|14 Comments

Photography Tips: Photographing White Terns on St Helena

HOW TO SHOOT WHITE TERNS | Darrin Henry White terns, or fairy terns as they are commonly known, are brilliant for photographers like me who lack the patience normally necessary for capturing good wildlife pictures. Gygis alba Skittishness around people is not for white terns

By |2018-04-20T01:33:17+00:00November 9th, 2016|Awesome Nature, Photography Help, St Helena|6 Comments

Right Click: Freak Thunder and Lightning On St Helena

ELECTRICAL STORM GIVES ISLANDERS SPECTACULAR SHOW | Sharon Henry I thought the likelihood of a thunderstorm occurring on St Helena was near to zilch - not likely. But it did on Sunday night when the skies lit up with the most spectacular light show

By |2018-07-13T02:29:09+00:00November 4th, 2016|Awesome Nature, Right Click, St Helena|3 Comments

Magic In The Mist: The St Helena Cloud Forest

BATTLE FOR THE NATIONAL PARK | Darrin Henry Machete wielding men have been stalking the cloud forest slopes of St Helena’s central peaks for the last 20 years, hacking and digging out the New Zealand flax that has choked the landscape for decades. Replacing the sea of fluttering flax fingers

By |2018-07-27T01:55:33+00:00November 1st, 2016|Awesome Nature, Hiking, St Helena|15 Comments

How To Make Better Use of Colour In Photography

GET CREATIVE WITH COLOUR PHOTOGRAPHY | Darrin Henry So, colour photography, why does that need its own special mention? Each time I do, Sharon argues “colour photography is just, photography,” what am I making a fuss about? Although photography was born in black and white

By |2018-09-05T03:05:35+00:00October 1st, 2016|Photography Help, Top 10 and more|0 Comments

St Helena Flowers – The Natural Beauty Show That Runs All Year

12 BLOOMING MARVELLOUS PICTURES | Darrin Henry Temperatures are dropping, long sleeve fleeces are everywhere and the wind is trying to take the roof off – it’s August on St Helena, need I say more? Tropical winter is here and it’s not much fun.

By |2018-07-20T02:20:59+00:00August 5th, 2016|Awesome Nature, St Helena|4 Comments
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