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.

Breithorn

This is one of the great views across the Gorner Glacier from the Monte Rosa Hut Trail. The Mountain in the distance is the Breithorn – three miles away with a 1.4 mile summit ridge. On this particular day I … Continue reading

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Shapes

First impressions are often wrong, sometimes very wrong. My first glance as I approached this building did not inspire me. But when I crossed the road my opinion changed. Completely. I loved it. This is the Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne … Continue reading

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Balcony Cafe

There are some buildings that I return to time and time again because they just appeal to me so much. This is the Balcony of the Backstage Cafe – part of the Backstage Boutique Hotel above the Cinema in the … Continue reading

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Goat Skin Throws

Our first morning on holiday in Saas Fee in the Swiss Alps started off with this image; shot on the terrace of our hotel immediately after breakfast. One of three seats cushioned by goat skin throws. Saas Fee is a … Continue reading

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The Great Reveal

Back from two weeks in the Swiss Alps and it’s time to start working  my way through over 1,300 new image files, plus iPhone images. That’s going to take some time! We were blessed with thirteen days of dry weather … Continue reading

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Please Explain

It is not uncommon to find pavements in London and elsewhere ‘marked up’ to indicate where cables run underground prior to the pavement being dug up, but this set of markings – that reminded me of Morse Code – were … Continue reading

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Black Down again

We were back on Black Down last week, on a day of fleeting sunshine, and this is the panoramic view from the southern promontory looking out over the South Downs National Park and West Sussex. This viewpoint is called The … Continue reading

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