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.

Generations of Trees

Had a great day on Sunday with my son on Blackdown, the highest point in the South Downs National Park. Blackdown is a large promontory of high heathland that projects south into Sussex from near the town of Haslemere. Flint … Continue reading

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Red Van

I have said, and others have also said, that when we travel to a place we take images that are ‘of’ that place, and we also take images that happen to be taken ‘at’ that place but are not really … Continue reading

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Choices

Life is full of choices from the life-changing decisions of which career path to follow, to the mundane of which shirt shall I wear today. Photography is no different. We constantly make choices about the direction of travel of our … Continue reading

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Sky Puddle

It’s nice to get back to some blue sky thinking in front of the computer today after a hectic few weeks re-drafting a talk (‘Observations on a Visual Journey’) for camera clubs, which aired for the first time last night … Continue reading

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Replacing the windows

Almost a perfect fit. Walking down towards Tate Britain earlier this week I passed this building. Nothing very remarkable about the building – large floor to ceiling windows in a facade that was clad with wood. A little austere and … Continue reading

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Traces from history

What do you make of this? It’s an exterior wall with a door, and a letterbox to the left of it. That much is obvious. Then there is a labyrinth of markings – many in white but some in black. … Continue reading

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Glass Screen

Visiting a coastal town at or near high tide can limit the number of opportunities for shoreline photography, and on this occasion forced me inland to explore the town centre. This was the case last weekend when we re-visited Worthing, … Continue reading

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