Time travel

#Promptuarium #Photo Album The Sands of time seem to passso slowly when you’re youngthe cogs in the clockseem like they don’t even moveAnd yet, sat with your nephewson the big comfy sofayou watch time go backalmost in an instantMoments of funspent as a childcreating lines of sandcastleson a northern beachDecorations of seashellsand seaweed – covering …

Hidden things

#Promptuarium 13th September 2018 Hidey Holes in the place where I rest my head hold memories, to recall and to cherish programmes of events and photographs uniform pins of times gone by Old cameras look on in awe as 24 stills turn to 48 turn to over a 100 as film turns to cartridge and …

Photo Challenges

Salford 13th March 2018 Over the last few days i’ve been taking part in a photographic challenge #challenge30 involved taking pictures with my trusty second hand Nikon DSLR camera on thirty subjects – each with their own unique title. i particularly enjoyed taking photos from an abstract view, changing simple items into something else. The …

Priceless

Salford 3rd September 2017 Priceless its interesting the way things are valued I’ve returned to this pic i took at the local art gallery, currently displaying some pieces from the Pilkington factory, once of Salford, now St. Helens. Of course , every item has its price tag.  There is a replacement value for Insurance purposes….initial …

Creating a Photograph vs. Taking a Photograph

Originally posted on The Daily Post:
Star trails I captured at Kalalau Lookout on the island of Kauai, Hawaii. “To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way…

Through a Lens

This weeks photography class at BASIC in Salford, involved taking photographs through an object.  The scenes were placed behind a Glass Ball and the pictures were shot through the ball.   The images obscured depending on the angle of the shots taken.  The Miniature image captured through the sphere a copy of the picture behind it. …