#685. London or Sleepy Hollow?

#685. London or Sleepy Hollow?

Ever since we started collecting images and texts for the coming “Let There Be Light” project, the subject of light has started to grow more and more on me. In that spirit, here are a few images from a quick walk along the Thames in the area of Putney where

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#682. More London Photography

#682. More London Photography

Having made the case for London as the perfect canvas for color and monochrome photography, I’d like to share a final set for this year.     London has been an important part of my life this year as both my children have now moved there (more or less) permanently.

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#677. London in B&W

#677. London in B&W

Before we start :     There will always be two camps on any topic. If recent history has shown us something, it’s that not acting to defend progress has always let greed and distrust rule the day. There’s not much we can do from Europe but if you’re in

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#654. Monday Post (9 October 2017): Travelling – the London Leg

#654. Monday Post (9 October 2017): Travelling – the London Leg

We’ve not forgotten the Monday Post. Holidays, work and other commitments just took over for a few days. Completely normal service should be resumed in a week or so.     Pete Turner’s death a couple of weeks ago both reminded and encouraged me to look at what I was/am

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#622. Photographic composition in theory and practice : what’s your story?

#622. Photographic composition in theory and practice : what’s your story?

You know the saying : “Those who can, do. Those who can’t, teach !”     Being a former uni teacher, the son of two teachers, the nephew of a teacher and having built my marketing career on educational content strategies, I’d naturally have to disagree and strongly believe that

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#550. More on Smartphones as cameras – and the OnePlus 3

#550. More on Smartphones as cameras – and the OnePlus 3

4 ! Google “OnePlus 3” and the first answer you get is 4. Beyond the hilarious search engine quirk, I’d like to share a few photographs made using this Chinese phone to illustrate the continuing progress made by the Smartphone industry in the photo arena. These were made by Theo

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  • #378. It’s dementia (of course)

#378. It’s dementia (of course)

  ”Bleedin’ dog. Bloody thing barks all the time. It’s got dementia. I’m gonna ‘ave it put down.”   “He’s a nice vet. Says ‘e put down a dog what was 29 last week. Musta been old.”   “And ‘ad bloody dementia just like ‘ers. ‘at’s why I’m ‘avin’ it

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#267. Every Story Tells a Picture: Canary Wharf Shuttle

#267. Every Story Tells a Picture: Canary Wharf Shuttle

I recently spent 12 days in London (yeah, Volume 2 of InSight: London is on the way, with touristy routes explored to complete the Off the Beaten Track volume 1!). During my scouting of Canary Wharf, a pedestrian passage immediately shouted Space: 1999 ! When I returned home a searched

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#265. How To Take a Great Travel Selfie

#265. How To Take a Great Travel Selfie

What? Really? Can a Travel Selfie be a worthy travel photography endeavour? 2013 Word of The Year for the Oxford University Press, the Selfie has become a worldwide phenomenon that had led many to think it was a recent fad and many others to debate the value of sefies as

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#187. Of Kiwis and time

#187. Of Kiwis and time

“Whatcha photographing mate?” It’s early November and I am standing on Wellington’s spectacular waterfront, close to the Maori-named national museum, Te Papa. The weather is overcast and I’m not sure how to answer this curious local. “Dunno. I’ll know when I get home and see what they look like then.”

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