Claire Watson Photography: Blog https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog en-us (C) Claire Watson Photography clairewatson11@aol.com (Claire Watson Photography) Mon, 16 Mar 2020 07:22:00 GMT Mon, 16 Mar 2020 07:22:00 GMT https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/img/s/v-12/u387660248-o10421949-50.jpg Claire Watson Photography: Blog https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog 82 120 Banbury Photo Club Annual Exhibition 2018 https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2018/11/banbury-photo-club-annual-exhibition-2018 Please come along to see some of my owl photography at the Heseltine gallery on Archery Road, Middleton Cheney, Banbury OX17 2QR. I am taking part in the annual Banbury Photo Club exhibition. The exhibition will be open this weekend from 3rd to 4th November. The opening times are 11am to 4pm on both Saturday and Sunday. Please do come along to see some of my beautiful portraits of Barn Owls and a Long Eared Owl and see some of the other fantastic photography on display at the same time.

 

Thoughtful Long Eared OwlThoughtful Long Eared Owl Inquistive Barn OwlInquistive Barn Owl Good morning Barn OwlGood morning Barn OwlMy portfolio of Owl Photography.

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clairewatson11@aol.com (Claire Watson Photography) https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2018/11/banbury-photo-club-annual-exhibition-2018 Fri, 02 Nov 2018 16:04:41 GMT
Upcoming Exhibition https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2018/2/upcoming-exhibition My work will be featured in an upcoming exhibition at Claydon Gallery. The theme is wildlife and animals and the exhibition will run from the 10th March to 18th April. The gallery will also be open to the public on the weekends of the 10th, 11th, 17th and 18th of February. A selection of my farm animal and wildlife photography can be seen in the exhibition and will also be for sale. Please do come along to have a look at my work and also have a nice day out at Claydon House in Buckinghamshire, a National Trust property. Here is the address to find the gallery, Claydon Gallery

The Courtyard, Claydon Estate

Middle Claydon

MK18 2EX. For more information about the gallery and exhibition please visit the website http://www.claydongallery.co.uk

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clairewatson11@aol.com (Claire Watson Photography) https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2018/2/upcoming-exhibition Fri, 09 Feb 2018 18:45:32 GMT
South Northants Art Trail exhibition 2017 https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2017/10/south-northants-art-trail-exhibition-2017 Hi I'm taking part in the South Northants art trail this year and will be exhibiting alongside other artists in the committee room in the town hall in Towcester, NN12 6BS. The exhibition will be on from the 7th-15th October, please come along to see my rare breed farm animal portraits, I will also be showing some of my pet and wildlife photography.

For more information please have a look at the South Northants art trail website or contact me. https://www.arts-sn.org.uk.

My artist profile is also on the website. https://www.arts-sn.org.uk/claire-watson

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clairewatson11@aol.com (Claire Watson Photography) https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2017/10/south-northants-art-trail-exhibition-2017 Tue, 03 Oct 2017 18:49:27 GMT
New version of my Preservation: Rare Breeds Photography Book https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2017/2/new-version-of-my-preservation-rare-breeds-photography-book A new version of my book Preservation: Rare Breeds is now for sale on the Blurb website store. The softcover version is £35.00 and the hardcover version is £40.00, this is the link to buy my book:                                                                                                                                                http://www.blurb.co.uk/b/7710980-preservation                                                                                                                                                                       An ebook version of my book is also for sale on the Blurb website store at £5.99 (this includes VAT)                                        http://www.blurb.co.uk/ebooks/611944-preservation             

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clairewatson11@aol.com (Claire Watson Photography) https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2017/2/new-version-of-my-preservation-rare-breeds-photography-book Fri, 10 Feb 2017 22:13:59 GMT
Small Tortoiseshell Butterfly https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/9/small-tortoiseshell-butterfly
I captured this photograph today of a small Tortoiseshell Butterfly on top of pink Sedun flowers. I absolutely love watching butterflies and think their incredibly beautiful!
Here are links to the the Butterfly Conservation website, learn how you can help protect UK butterflies, there is also a butterfly identification page.
http://butterfly-conservation.org
http://butterfly-conservation.org/94/support-our-appeals-----------.html

Small Tortoiseshell ButterflySmall Tortoiseshell ButterflySmall Tortoiseshell Butterfly on top of pink Sedun flowers.

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clairewatson11@aol.com (Claire Watson Photography) https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/9/small-tortoiseshell-butterfly Fri, 02 Sep 2016 20:30:31 GMT
New Versions of my Exhibition Book! https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/6/new-versions-of-my-exhibition-book

http://www.blurb.co.uk/b/7154296-preservation

Please follow this link above to purchase new versions of my Preservation: Rare Breeds Farm Animals Photography Book. Prices start from £24.29, 10% of each sale will go to The Rare Breeds Survival Trust Charity 

 
Preservation: Rare Breeds Farm Animals is a photography project by Claire Watson. She is currently working on a long term project to photograph different rare breeds of farm animals and poultry in the UK. This book is a accumulation of the…
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clairewatson11@aol.com (Claire Watson Photography) https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/6/new-versions-of-my-exhibition-book Mon, 06 Jun 2016 19:16:41 GMT
Preservation: Rare Breeds Photography Exhibition Book https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/5/preservation-rare-breeds-photography-exhibition-book I have now created my Preservation: Rare Breeds Photography book for my upcoming exhibition. If you would like to purchase a copy of the book, follow the link below to the Blurb book store to buy the book. For every book purchase I will donate 10% to the Rare Breeds Survival Trust. I recommend buying the ebook version of my book as this is a lot cheaper. Another smaller version of my current large hardback book will be made soon.

http://www.blurb.co.uk/b/7104797-preservation

 

To purchase an ebook copy of the book, please follow this link to the blurb online store.

http://www.blurb.co.uk/ebooks/pa03287f9350eb379aa86

 

Here is a synopsis of my book below:

Preservation: Rare Breeds Farm Animals photography project by Claire Watson. She is currently working on a long term project to photograph different rare breeds and farm animals and poultry in the UK. This book is a accumulation of the work she has done so far, from photographing the magnificent Suffolk Punch Horse to the beautiful Scots Dumpy Chicken.

Within this book Claire discusses why it is important to conserve these rare breeds for future generations while showcasing beautiful photography which depicts the noble and unique characteristics of these animals.

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clairewatson11@aol.com (Claire Watson Photography) https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/5/preservation-rare-breeds-photography-exhibition-book Sun, 15 May 2016 12:51:22 GMT
Rare Breeds Article in The Ark: The Rare Breeds Survival Trust Magazine, Spring 2016. https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/4/rare-breeds-article-in-the-ark-the-rare-breeds-survival-trust-magazine-spring-2016 A big thank you to the RBST for publishing an article about my Rare Breeds photography project in the Spring 2016 edition of the Ark Magazine! Really pleased with this article! :) 

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clairewatson11@aol.com (Claire Watson Photography) https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/4/rare-breeds-article-in-the-ark-the-rare-breeds-survival-trust-magazine-spring-2016 Sat, 09 Apr 2016 01:02:34 GMT
RBST Rare Breeds Sheep Poster 2016 https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/4/rbst-rare-breeds-sheep-poster-2016 Two of my sheep portraits have been published in the Rare Breeds Survival Trust 2016 Identification Poster. I photographed the Balwen and Llanwenog sheep.

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clairewatson11@aol.com (Claire Watson Photography) https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/4/rbst-rare-breeds-sheep-poster-2016 Sun, 03 Apr 2016 21:18:48 GMT
Rare Breeds Photography Article in the April 2016 edition of the Four Shires Magazine. https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/4/rare-breeds-photography-article-in-the-april-2016-edition-of-the-four-shires-magazine Thank you Four Shires for publishing this article about my Rare Breeds photography project in the April 2016 Magazine edition!

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clairewatson11@aol.com (Claire Watson Photography) https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/4/rare-breeds-photography-article-in-the-april-2016-edition-of-the-four-shires-magazine Sun, 03 Apr 2016 21:08:43 GMT
Article in NFU Countryside Magazine, April 2016 edition. https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/3/nfu-countryside-mag Hi good news everyone! I have had some of my rare breed sheep and goats portraits and an article about my current Preservation: Rare Breeds project posted in the Practical Sheep, Goats & Alpacas Magazine in the Spring, March 2016 edition. You can see the tear sheets on my website under the Publications tab.

Follow the link to see the article on my websitehttp://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/p845347517#h79d946f5

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clairewatson11@aol.com (Claire Watson Photography) https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/3/nfu-countryside-mag Fri, 18 Mar 2016 19:45:46 GMT
Article in Practical Sheep, Goats & Alpacas Magazine. Spring, March 2016 edition. https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/3/article-in-practical-sheep-goats-alpacas-magazine-spring-march-2016-edition Hi good news everyone! I have had some of my rare breed sheep and goats portraits and an article about my current Preservation: Rare Breeds project posted in the Practical Sheep, Goats & Alpacas Magazine in the Spring, March 2016 edition. You can see the tear sheets on my website under the Publications tab.

Follow the link to see the article on my website:http://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/p948690619#h74f991ef

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clairewatson11@aol.com (Claire Watson Photography) https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/3/article-in-practical-sheep-goats-alpacas-magazine-spring-march-2016-edition Fri, 18 Mar 2016 19:29:25 GMT
Shutterhub Blog Article. https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/3/shutterhub-blog-article Thank you Shutterhub for posting one of my pictures on your blog and posting about the group free range and summer show exhibitions that I will be taking part in! Follow the link to read the article. http://shutterhub.org.uk/blog/university-of-northampton-year-3-summer-exhibition-and-free-range

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clairewatson11@aol.com (Claire Watson Photography) https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/3/shutterhub-blog-article Fri, 11 Mar 2016 00:12:38 GMT
Farmers Weekly, Farm Life Article. https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/3/farmers-weekly-farm-life-article Wow, thank you Farmers Weekly for posting this article and my pictures on your Farm Life Blog! Follow the link to read the article. http://www.fwi.co.uk/farm-life/photos-atmospheric-shots-of-rare-breeds.htm

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clairewatson11@aol.com (Claire Watson Photography) https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/3/farmers-weekly-farm-life-article Fri, 11 Mar 2016 00:09:36 GMT
Claire Watson Photography Facebook Page https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/3/claire-watson-photography-facebook-page https://www.facebook.com/cjwatsonphotography/

Follow the link above to see my photography Facebook page!

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clairewatson11@aol.com (Claire Watson Photography) https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/3/claire-watson-photography-facebook-page Mon, 07 Mar 2016 00:38:31 GMT
Article in the Farmers Weekly Magazine March 2016 edition. https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/3/article-in-the-farmers-weekly-magazine-march-2016-edition Hi good news everyone I have had one of my animal portraits and an article about my current Preservation: Rare Breeds project posted in the Farmers Weekly Magazine March 2016 edition. You can see the tear sheets on my website under Publications.

Follow the link to see the article on my website. http://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/p531896122#h69c29813

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clairewatson11@aol.com (Claire Watson Photography) https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/3/article-in-the-farmers-weekly-magazine-march-2016-edition Mon, 07 Mar 2016 00:36:26 GMT
Preservation: Rare Breeds Portfolio now on Free Range website https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/2/preservation-rare-breeds-portfolio-now-on-free-range-website Please check out my Preservation: Rare Breeds Photography Portfolio on the Free Range website, click on the second link to find the exhibition dates.

http://www.free-range.org.uk/cgi-bin/portfolio.pl?yearID=23&exhibitionID=1261&memberID=28362

http://www.free-range.org.uk/cgi-bin/exhibition.pl?yearID=23&exhibitionID=1265

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clairewatson11@aol.com (Claire Watson Photography) https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/2/preservation-rare-breeds-portfolio-now-on-free-range-website Thu, 25 Feb 2016 02:04:59 GMT
Tumblr Page https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/2/tumblr-page Please check out my Tumblr page and follow me! :) 

http://clairewatsonphotography.tumblr.com

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clairewatson11@aol.com (Claire Watson Photography) https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/2/tumblr-page Tue, 23 Feb 2016 23:33:54 GMT
Preservation: Rare Breeds Project Official Website! https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/2/preservation-rare-breeds-project-official-website Hi, please check out my new website thats specifically about my current photography project documenting rare breeds of farm animals & poultry! You can also go directly to this website from the Preservation: Rare Breeds tab on my home page.

http://rarebreedspreservation.co.uk

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clairewatson11@aol.com (Claire Watson Photography) https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/2/preservation-rare-breeds-project-official-website Thu, 18 Feb 2016 15:28:38 GMT
Exhibition Dates https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/1/exhibition-dates Exhibition Dates for my Rare Breeds Preservation Portraits.

Please feel free to attend these two free exhibitions where you can see some examples of farm animal portraits from my photography project, Preservation: Rare Breeds.

The University of Northampton Summer show is between 10th to 19th June 2016 at Avenue Campus. 

The University of Northampton

Avenue Campus

St George's Avenue

Northampton

NN2 6JD

 

The Free Range exhibition show at The Old Truman Brewery in London is between 1st to 4th July 2016.

The Old Truman Brewery

Brick Lane

London

E1 6QL

Please feel free to contact me for more details on these exhibitions and directions to them.

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clairewatson11@aol.com (Claire Watson Photography) https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/1/exhibition-dates Fri, 29 Jan 2016 22:22:18 GMT
Rare Breeds Project https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/1/rare-breeds-project At the moment I am currently working on a photographic project involving rare breed farm animals. I want to photograph some of our UK Rare Breeds and find out why these animals are rare and why should these breeds be preserved? Will post more updates soon!

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clairewatson11@aol.com (Claire Watson Photography) https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2016/1/rare-breeds-project Thu, 07 Jan 2016 00:42:28 GMT
Welcome https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2015/12/welcome Welcome to my new website and blog page. Please feel free to leave a comment. I will be posting updates about my photographic projects soon!

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clairewatson11@aol.com (Claire Watson Photography) https://www.clairewatsonphotography.co.uk/blog/2015/12/welcome Sat, 26 Dec 2015 17:53:10 GMT