Author Archives: LensScaper

About LensScaper

Hi - I'm a UK-based photographer who started out 45+ years ago as a lover of landscapes, inspired by my love of outdoor pursuits: skiing, walking and climbing. Now retired, I seldom leave home without a camera and I find images in unexpected places and from different genres. I work on the premise that Photography is Art and that creativity is dependent on the cultivation of 'A Seeing Eye'. I'm not averse to manipulating images to produce derivatives that may sometimes be far removed from the original.

Hornbeam

This image is about a month late reaching the screen, overtaken by more pressing images. Hornbeam – Carpinus Betulus – is a beautiful deciduous tree but it is also commonly planted for hedging. The leaves are distinctive, similar in size … Continue reading

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Window Light

Windows are canvases on which light paints an interpretation of the surroundings. Sometimes the interpretation is accurate, sometimes it is closer to Cubism than reality.

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A house of substance

Today’s image was taken in London in the build up to Christmas last year. Part of a very elegant house, the exterior flood-lit, all the rooms alive with light, and the occupants clearly visible as silhouettes  – and even a … Continue reading

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Chance Finding-2

Hot on the heels of the small clutch of reeds in my previous post – Chance Finding – I spotted this line of reed stems. Some standing proud, others bowed and bent – each one reflected – they suggested a … Continue reading

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Chance Finding

We are still finding new places to visit in Sussex and thereabouts. Each place visited yields a new collection of images.  Some of those images are illustrative of where we have been – images that are of that place. But … Continue reading

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Blackdown re-visited

It is only six weeks since my first visit to Blackdown (click here to view), but the change in the scenery has been remarkable. Colour has erupted – the result of an unseasonably warm April. Add in blue sky and … Continue reading

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The Plantation re-visited

I’ve re-visited The Plantation that was the subject of my previous post ‘Discovering the Plantation‘, as I said I would.  On this second visit there was intermittent sun and a patchy blue sky and I had an opportunity to explore … Continue reading

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