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Classical Comparisons 4

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The four pictures posted here are an example of how the figures from the Anglesey Abbey gardens will be shown, in this case Diana the Huntress.  A description of the god and the statue will accompany the pictures. Diana (Roman) … Continue reading

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Waiting – Quinze Cans

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I’ve been tinkering with photography again.  The 15 pictures in this latest book are, of cans gathered from gutters, scrubbed and scanned (cameraless photography).  I see them as part of a continuing project, ‘Remains’. Many thanks to David Horan for … Continue reading

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March Rain

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Last month was the wettest February on record. Is march going to be any better? Photos from No. 3 bus today.

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Top Secret: From Ciphers to Cyber Security

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Postcards from Great Britain

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‘Postcards from Great Britain is a new largescale project from Shutter Hub which invites photographers to share their visions of British culture through photographic images and create conversations and exchange. Exhibitions will be held in locations across Europe, with related events, … Continue reading

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Cans

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Finding pleasure in contemplating decay is perverse, according to Christopher Woodward’s In Ruins.  But pleasure there seems to be, hence the queues at palaces, temples and castles around the world.  Are we subconsciously facing up to our own inevitable demise, … Continue reading

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Gormley

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Anthony Gormley at the Royal Academy today. Nothing if not spectacular and technically clever – art meets engineering and the foundry. Perhaps less might have been more.

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100 Photographs

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Further to my post on 20th August about taking some final pictures for the 100 Photographs project, these five have been added to the long list for editing.

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In the Pink

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‘Pink, a delicate color that means sweet, nice, playful, cute, romantic, charming, feminine, and tenderness, is associated with bubble gum, flowers, babies, little girls, cotton candy, and sweetness. The color pink is the color of universal love of oneself and … Continue reading

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Wildlife Photographer of the Year

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I visited the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at the Natural History Museum on the 22nd.  Wonderful pictures of wonderful things; and tragic pictures of tragic things.  All are tributes to technical mastery with sophisticated equipment, no doubt.  More … Continue reading

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Hemingford in Grey

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The Manor, Hemingford Grey, beautiful flowers in glorious colours, but not in my pictures.

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In Plain View 86 to 91

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The final roll of film in the ‘In Plain View’ project has returned from processing.  I’ve made a first quick selection of six shots presented here, without the ‘b’ detail.  I now want to edit the whole set into a … Continue reading

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Travels – On the Road: Real and Virtual

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In recent posts about my book of travel photographs I’ve taken inspiration from The Open Road, while being cautious about drawing too close an analogy between this and what I’m trying to do. However, perhaps I’ve been too cautious. The … Continue reading

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Silent Partners – Photography

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For most people a mannequin is seldom more than a dummy showing the latest fashions in the windows of high street stores. However, these unattainably perfect figures are just the latest manifestation in a long and convoluted history of partners … Continue reading

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Travel – Slides

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The search for pictures for my book continues: I have spent the last few days going through files of transparencies dating back to the 1990s. The first impression was how rich and satisfying the colours are; and how much pleasure … Continue reading

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