Tag Archives: light

Too dark?

I’m sometimes criticised for making certain of my images too dark – and I mean in light levels as well as subject matter.  I’ve tried to change, but I’ve come to the conclusion I just like dark images.  There’s something … Continue reading

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The courts at night

I seem to be getting quite a few bookings for night-time walks via Secret London Photo Walk at the moment – so I thought I’d post up a night picture today.  This was from a stroll I took along the … Continue reading

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A long break

Well, it’s been around three weeks since I last posted up a photo – sorry about that!  I’ve had a busy few weeks toing and froing from the WW1 battlefields of France and Belgium with tour groups, beginning with a … Continue reading

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A peaceful lakeland view

I am in the middle of a rather busy April, so today I have deliberately chosen a photo which (for me at least) feels intrinsically restful.  Taken a few years ago on a spring trip to the Lake District, I … Continue reading

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A view across the valley

After the Easter weekend, I am heading out into the countryside of Oxfordshire to spend a few days teaching photography in the magnificent surroundings of Denman College.  We will spend some time taking photographs in that splendid setting, as well … Continue reading

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A view over the lake

Last week I was out leading a tour group across some cold and windy battlefields in Belgium and France.  I came home, though, to somewhat warmer weather and the thought that perhaps spring was now arriving for real.  I may … Continue reading

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“Sweet Thames, run softly…”

The name of London’s great river, the Thames, is said to come from an old word meaning “dark”.  I guess the tidal nature of the river has always stirred up a lot of mud and silt which tends to make … Continue reading

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