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Dusty bottles

I took this picture in a museum in upstate New York back in 2009, although to my shame I can’t remember exactly where I shot it.  The things which people discard, the detritus of day-to-day life, can be just as … Continue reading

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Textured surface

When I’m teaching new photographers, one of the things which seems to excite people most is the move from Auto to Aperture-Priority function, allowing the photographer to control the depth of field in their image.  In basic principle, it is … Continue reading

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Square and triangle

I think I must be in an abstract mood at the moment, judging from the last couple of pictures I’ve chosen.  Apologies – we’ll go back to landscapes soon, I promise… Today I’ve chosen a sight which has since disappeared … Continue reading

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Almost like footsteps

A few years ago I undertook a short photography project which involved taking images in the streets near where I live – in the course of the shoot, I can’t have ventured much more than a mile from my own … Continue reading

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Just noticing

As you will no doubt have spotted, things catching my eye are a regular feature of these posts.  For me, a key part of photography is “just noticing” what is around you.  That’s not to say it’s artless, as there’s … Continue reading

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Art Deco detail

I’m a big fan of art deco, and a while ago I was lucky enough to go on one of Yannick Pucci’s superb art deco walks around Bloomsbury.  One of the joys of a walk like this is that you … Continue reading

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Patterns and rust

I had the pleasure of taking two people on a night-time photo walk of London a few days ago.  One of them commented that a key challenge of photography is actually finding the time to do it; and one of … Continue reading

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