Category Archives: Architecture & Buildings

Into the Interior

The modern concept of using glass as cladding or facade for buildings allows us to see into them to varying degrees depending on a range of factors including the direction of light, its intensity, the degree of reflectivity of the … 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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Avoiding the Cut

WP is cropping your images to fit a Refreshed Reader as many of you know, and annoying a lot of photographers in the process. Can you minimize the damage done to your compositions? Yes, you can. Read on… I’ve spent a … Continue reading

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A Neighbour’s Imprint

Yesterday I was in London (in-between the strikes currently being inflicted on passengers travelling on Southern Rail by the Unions). I am still familiarising myself with the London terminus at which I now arrive – Victoria Station. A station whose … Continue reading

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Clean Abstract

A reflection in a building near Victoria station shot a few months ago. The reflections were dramatic and I decided to maximise their impact by using Topaz Clean to ‘clean’ and simplify the reflections. Then I straightened the image, in … Continue reading

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A Different Pair

Readers of this blog will know that I am what is sometimes called a Butterfly Photographer (and I don’t mean an interest in Lepidoptera). As I walk about, camera in hand, my mantra is: ‘Where’s the Picture?’ I never know … Continue reading

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Cafe Balcony

There are some features of Zermatt that I photograph every time I visit, and this is one of them. This is part of the frontage of the Heinz Julen designed Backstage Boutique Hotel in the centre of Zermatt. In the … Continue reading

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