MOTHER NATURE: Blogger and photographer Alex to relaunch site

About five months ago, a leading light in the HEM Community, young blogger and avid photographer Alex Smithson took an extended hiatus from blogging to concentrate on revising/preparations for his GCSEs. These are all-important end-of-school examinations taken by students in the UK as they approach their 16th birthday. Now with exams finally out of the way and stress finally out of the system, Croydon–based Alex will be making a long-awaited return to blogging and taking amazing views of the world through his blog “Mother Nature” http://asterisk15.wordpress.com/. Alex will be returning to full time blogging on the July 1st, 2014, just as … Continue reading MOTHER NATURE: Blogger and photographer Alex to relaunch site

PHOTO MOMENT: New HEM wallpapers for 2014 by Alex

with Alex Smithson (image designer & contributor) To celebrate the New Year and as part of a massive redesigning of his blog, my good friend Alex has produced the latest in a series of wallpapers especially developed for the Half-Eaten Mind. Alex recently has rejigged and renamed his blog to start a new blogging experience afresh in 2014. Formerly known as “Photography-Nature”, the blog has now be unveiled under the new title “Mother Nature” as Alex places greater emphasis on his notable skills as a nature/wildlife and city-scene photographer, as well as developing his proficiency and interests in technology. The … Continue reading PHOTO MOMENT: New HEM wallpapers for 2014 by Alex

PHOTO MOMENT: Upgraded HEM wallpapers by Alex

Vijay Shah (writer) Alex Smithson (image creator & contributor) Three days ago (21 December 2013), the Half-Eaten Mind wrote a special Photo Moment illustrating one of a pair of specially-made iPad wallpapers produced by fellow blogger Alex Smithson. Alex is owner and photographer-in-residence of his blog “Photography – Nature“. We had it published here: PHOTO MOMENT: HEM wallpaper by Alex Smithson Alex decided to head back to the drawing board and re-work the original wallpapers . His latest versions incorporate some new elements while remaining faithful to the old design. Again two versions of the wallpaper were produced to the specifications of both the … Continue reading PHOTO MOMENT: Upgraded HEM wallpapers by Alex

PHOTO MOMENT: HEM wallpaper by Alex Smithson

Vijay Shah (writer) Alex Smithson (image creator & contributor) The Photo moment this Saturday comes courtesy of Alex Smithson of the blog “Photography – Nature” (to be renamed “Mother Nature” in 2014). Alex and I have struck up a great friendship over our blogging activities. As you may know, Alex’s blog is dedicated to his hobby of nature photography, particularly natural environmental scenes and local wildlife as well news stories and articles on the visual changes he makes to his blog. Alex is also a dab hand at technology. He creates images and graphics using open-source GIMP software and has … Continue reading PHOTO MOMENT: HEM wallpaper by Alex Smithson