Tag Archives: perspective

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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The church in the garden

Today’s image shows one of my favourite churches in London – St Paul’s Church in Covent Garden.  Originally built in the mid-1600s by Inigo Jones, it has become associated with the acting profession; and inside, plaques in memory of members … Continue reading

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An avenue of trees

When I’m teaching photography, one of the themes we usually look at quite early on is how to get a sense of depth into an image.  Leading lines, strong foreground and background, or inventive framing are all potentially powerful ways … Continue reading

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A view along the bridge

I’ve posted up pictures of the Brooklyn Bridge before, but I’m hoping you will indulge me and allow another!  There’s something about the striking perspective of the cables, the shapes that they make and the almost palpable tension within them … Continue reading

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Abstract

I’m always rather nervous about posting up my more abstract images…which is probably why I don’t post that many!  But today I’ve thrown caution to the wind, and published one I took some years ago in a beautiful private garden.  … Continue reading

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Glancing over the bannister

A couple of times over the last few years, I’ve been fortunate to be asked to serve as a volunteer photographer for London Open House weekend.  I get sent to all sorts of buildings across the capital to take photos, … Continue reading

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The view through

Apologies for the break in transmission over the past few days – I’ve been focussed on my academic study, and trying to keep away from the distractions offered by the computer!  So to help with my end-of-week relaxation after stressing … Continue reading

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Looking down the arcade

Burlington Arcade, just off Piccadilly, is one of my favourite shopping spaces in London.  I say that, though I should perhaps stress that it’s “window shopping” as my budget generally doesn’t stretch to any of the items on sale!  Nonetheless, … Continue reading

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The Brooklyn Bridge

I’ve visited New York City only three times, but I very quickly fell in love with the Brooklyn Bridge.  Maybe it’s partly because it has such an iconic status, and has featured in so many movies.  But I think it’s … Continue reading

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Patterns in the garden

I’m fascinated, as you know, by patterns.  It’s one of many subjects we will be covering at the photography course I’m running at Ham House in south London on 3rd October (there are still a few places available!). Today’s picture … Continue reading

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