Another day, Another Creation

#Art #Photography I’ve been pulling the images off my Nikon Camera and shoving them through the various programs on my laptop Took this pic of the local tram and put it through Painnt’s randomizer.  Like the ripple effect running through it. “Drawing” – Roses in a winebottle Pencil drawing from original photo : Roses CoveContinue reading “Another day, Another Creation”

Creating something special

Brain and Spinal Injury Centre, Salford 20th October 2017 Returned to the home of BASIC Clicks to create some lit up photography here’s my favourite shots The portacabin was dark during the creation of these shots Cameras – Sony DSC – H300, Nikon D3100 Equipment – Backcloths (Dark), Tripods, Seashells, Glass Ball, Fairy lights

Fruit and Veg…and Odds and Ends

  Brain and Spinal Injury Centre, Salford 17th February 2017 …Following last weeks close up food shots, we continued the theme with a heap of vegetables to produce some wonderful still life artwork.  The vegetables were set on a Square slate and against a marble backdrop No Auto today!  each picture was taken manually – withContinue reading “Fruit and Veg…and Odds and Ends”

Playing with (Hazel) Nuts and Bolts

Salford, 9th November 2016 Location : Brain and Spinal Injury Centre, Salford Today in the photography session , we’ve merged the topics of nature and industry…. Created with my Sony Bridge Camera and some building materials and Nuts provided by our tutor Maggie… (please forgive me if I seem to have put this in theContinue reading “Playing with (Hazel) Nuts and Bolts”

Close up photography

Location : Brain and Spinal Injury Centre, Salford, Lancashire Date : 26th October 2016 Todays session of the photography group concentrated on Still life. It also covered areas of using a zoom lens and tripod. The above pic was created using a small water fountain, brought in by our marvellous tutor Maggie, a star tripodContinue reading “Close up photography”


In response to the Daily post Prompt Value Funny thing is that word VALUE its quite easy to equate it in the mecca of shopping I know as ASDA but my American / Canadian Cousins call – WALMART I walked round the American Giant that’s landed on its cousins shores We were looking for aContinue reading “Value”

Digital colouring

Salford, 27th September 2016 Since I picked up a large colouring book for my birthday – I’ve really got into the art of digital colouring books – the one I use currently, is sat on my I-Pad and aids my concentration when I feel its shifting. (New readers: check the post broken biscuits and jigsaw puzzles for whyContinue reading “Digital colouring”

Composing a Photo

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Ready, Set, Done.” Ten Minutes to create the perfect image ? There’s a couple of schools of thought on that one The first – is the instamatic brigade – the point and shooters, take the shot there and then – no messing with messy things like composition.Continue reading “Composing a Photo”

My Latest Purchase

Yesterday, I finally went and did it.  Readers of this blog and my twitter feed will know about my palpitations I experienced when I walked into Jessops photo store in Manchester’s City Centre recently – Well I decided to bite the bullet on Friday Night and purchase a camera worthy of my fellows in the cameraContinue reading “My Latest Purchase”