#Octpowrimo #Photography #Digital I remember when photos were stored away on rolls of brown film and getting the picture required alchemy Magic paper bringing scenes of colour to life onto white backgrounds with square borders Trips to the chemist a necessity for those precious memories of a warm summers day to be brought to lifeContinue reading “Click”


#poetry #acrostic #home Brimming with reading material Old and new Often hardbacks but sometimes paperbacks Kindles and other consumable electronics on one bit Softbacks, toys and notebooks for scribbling on another Hardwired in the centre – a music box Entertaining the listener with comedies and audiobooks Life portrayed in photo and sound digitally Filed awayContinue reading “Bookshelf”

Old & New

#SoCs #Old&New #OldandNew #Photography When it comes to the Old and the new, i always go to the subject of photography for a comparison. When i was little i used a Kodak Extachrome camera to take photos of Mum and Dad and my little sister it had a cartridge that looked like this You knewContinue reading “Old & New”

Life through a Lens

#Spectacles #Life #Hydrocephalus #Photography Distance viewing is a pain for me It’s why i capture images with my camera Going from place to place grabbing Images of locations from The local park to Artefacts held in the Local history library Perhaps you’d put it down to my specs holding the key to my blurry eyesContinue reading “Life through a Lens”

Bird on a wire

#SocS #Wire Battery operated radio ? if you have one of these – expect interruptions right about now there’s a small feathered friend doing the fandango up and down on the receiver of the signal outside and if you notice a crackle or two – its down to that. Analogue radio seems to pick upContinue reading “Bird on a wire”

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”