Tag Archives: texture

In the centre of Amiens

This dramatic war memorial is in the centre of one of my favourite French cities – Amiens – which I am lucky enough to visit quite frequently when leading First World War battlefield tours.  I find the imposing scale of … 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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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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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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Garden walk

In the course of my work on the First World War, I am starting to learn a fair amount about Rudyard Kipling who not only lost his son in the conflict, but also helped the Imperial War Graves Commission (as … 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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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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