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.

The First Spiral

Today’s image was taken very nearly fifty years ago. I had completed the first three years of my medical training at Cambridge and had moved down to London to continue my training at Guy’s Hospital close to London Bridge. I … Continue reading

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I was back at Tate Britain last week for lunch. I’m a member of Tate. Paying to be a Tate member gives me free entry to the permanent collections at Tate Britain, Tate Modern and the two outlying galleries in … Continue reading

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LensScapes will disapppear for a while

I had better clarify that title. Some of you may have read it as ‘LensScaper’, thinking that there was a typo error in the title. No there isn’t an error. This blog is not disappearing, but my original website titled … Continue reading

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Into the Canopy

I spent a lot of last Autumn looking at the leaf litter on the ground. In the last month I have done the opposite and looked up into the canopy. It’s a beautiful sight. We’ve all at one time or … Continue reading

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Stepped Facade

This is a building I’ve walked past six times in the last few weeks not far from Victoria Station in London. It’s never the same. The light is different, the sky is different, the angle of light is different. The … Continue reading

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Putting one’s feet up

As we get older, any little niche is good for a sit down. This is round the back of St Martin in the Fields church, Trafalgar Square, Central London. No fields near here at all, although I assume when this … Continue reading

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Massive re-development of the area around Victoria station is matched by many new restaurants and cafes. This one caught my eye. Above street level, away from the hustle and bustle, and in a quiet corner, lunch is taken.

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