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Things we love to do in St Ives…

Shooting film - photographing using film slows us down and helps us photograph more mindfully. And oh the tones of Portra 400…

Wandering back streets and finding a crumbly old wall covered in mustard yellow lichen and wonder what stories it could tell, who has stood here before, how did they feel? What was their story?

Getting lost in a sketch pad - simply taking a line for a walk over the page, looking closely at nature and soaking in a sense of place.

Listen to the waves and seagulls.

Colours, shapes and textures lead our eye, feelings and atmosphere lead our hearts.

Watch the working harbour in action.

Collecting small treasures, old books and inspiration.

Lose a few hours looking at old photos and articles in the St Ives Archive.

Boat trips.


Using tripods and filters to capture the landscape in a creative way.

Rambles along the South West coast path.

Walk up to the Chapel on the Island and sit and soak the world in.

Learning and enjoying the rich art history of the town at the Tate Gallery.

Visit the Barbara Hepworth house and museum.

Eat ice cream, fish and chips and pasties! Don’t forget the cream tea…