Feeding the Heffalumps

Another Photographic from the archive – without the need for a soaking at any of the Zoo’s in the Northwest of England! Amazing what you can do with a magazine and some toy figures…. Created by Inky at the Portacabin.  Home of the BASIC Clicks photography group. Camera : Sony DSC – H300 Additional ModelContinue reading “Feeding the Heffalumps”

Riding around in Outer Space

Location : Brain and Spinal Injury Centre, Salford friday 30th June 2017 Me and my chums in the photography group at BASIC played around with some special effects today. Using images from magazines and some toy cars and lego men, We created something rather special…courtesy of our cameras (including my trusty Sony DSC) and aContinue reading “Riding around in Outer Space”


In response to the prompt bookworm Interesting thing is the English language. How words can mean different things in different ways Grab the nearest book. Open it and go to the tenth word. Do a Google Image Search of the word. Write about what the image brings to mind That was the challenge , soContinue reading “Brownie”

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”