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'.

Turn and turn again

I’ve just back from a week’s skiing with a new clutch of images that I am slowly working through. However, this panel of four was taken in a previous year. Skiing is a very dynamic sport – athletic, fast-paced, aggressive … Continue reading

Posted in Skiing - Zermatt | Tagged , , | 7 Comments

Alpine monochromes

When I first started visiting the Alps fifty-five years ago, much of the photography that was on view in shop windows and on postcards was in black and white. The images had a starkness about them, the absence of colour … Continue reading

Posted in MountainScape | Tagged , , , , , | 16 Comments

Seven Sisters from Seaford Head

A couple of days after Christmas I re-visited this classic view of the Seven Sisters cliffs with my son. This must be the third or fourth year in a row that we have used a fine day just after Christmas … Continue reading

Posted in Coast | Tagged , , , , , , | 19 Comments

A Blanket of snow

Snow softens the Alpine landscape, smoothing out the wrinkles, concealing the ugliness of bare ground. In the alps, the deeper the snow the more is concealed. This is the last few yards of the Fee glacier above Saas Fee in … Continue reading

Posted in Saas Fee, Winter | Tagged , , | 8 Comments

A broad Front

The area around Victoria in Central London has been a rich source of new images this year. On my regular trips to London, if I have the time, I take a walk around the area searching out images. Each day … Continue reading

Posted in Architecture & Buildings | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

Line of Descent

Winter and shorter hours of daylight brings benefits, one is more time indoors to catch up on some long overdue processing, particularly B&W conversions. The three images in this post go back quite a few years, two of them to … Continue reading

Posted in Black & White, Swiss Alps - Summer | Tagged , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Three plus one

The floor will do nicely as a place to chill out, take a break, talk with friends. The floor is free, you don’t have to buy a drink or food to use this space. This is Tate Britain in London … Continue reading

Posted in Eclectica | Tagged , , | 16 Comments