Tag Archives: texture

Abandoned lantern

Those of you who look at these photo posts regularly, probably won’t be surprised to see today’s picture – the rich textures in the wood, the patches of rust on the lantern, and the decaying leaves gathering around it are … Continue reading

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A spring bloom

People often talk about “the dark days of winter”, though in my experience there is plenty of light and colour if you choose to look for it.  Today’s bright and fresh image is a bit of a cheat, as it … Continue reading

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A leaf, at rest

After yesterday’s spring like image, today’s is decidedly autumnal!  This is from a piece of work I did for a hospice a few years ago, in which I was asked to create some photographic images for their corridor walls.  I … Continue reading

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A place for colour

I write a lot on this blog about texture, pattern, and shape in photographs – I guess because these are elements which I enjoy both in my own and in other’s photography.  And when I teach, I am asked frequently … Continue reading

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Castle gates

I’ve given pictures of Hertford a rest for a few days – much to everyone’s relief no doubt!  But today we are back in the town again for a look at the gates of Hertford Castle.  The dark mass of … Continue reading

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Under construction

Building sites fascinate me.  I guess it’s partly the shapes and textures: the honeycomb lattice of the cranes, the sinister gleaming of the steel girders, and the intricate entanglement of the framework into which the concrete will be poured.  For … Continue reading

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Colours and textures

As children, many of us are fascinated by the colours and textures of the world around us.  I think one of the challenges of a photographer is to rediscover that childlike delight in the spectrum of colours that surround us, … Continue reading

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