Category Archives: Black & White

Subway

I was in London last friday and used a new access point into the Underground (subway) at Victoria station (one day re-development will be finally over). New corridors: largely empty, inherent contrast, angular lines. Perfect for B&W images. There’s going … Continue reading

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Walking around the perimeter_1

Life is about finding solutions and compromises to day-to-day issues. Shopping for example. Men aren’t much good at patiently waiting while their wives shop, and wives certainly don’t like their husbands fidgeting around while they shop. When we go to … Continue reading

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The last evening

Finally, on our last evening in Whistler, there were rays of light over the distant horizon as the sun started to dip. This was the view from our bedroom, and the only time the dSLR got used on the whole … Continue reading

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In clear air-2

Two more images from Whistler taken on the final afternoon of skiing. The lighting was at its best for a while that afternoon adding contrast and form to the terrain. I always shoot in colour and leave decisions about which … Continue reading

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Abundant Snow

There has been colossal snowfall across the Alps in the last few days and weeks, with resorts, including Zermatt, temporarily cut off by avalanches disrupting transport links. Avalanche protection, management and awareness has advanced dramatically in recent years and thankfully … Continue reading

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Two-way Observation

If you are viewing this in the WP Reader you will see a horizontal slice through the centre of this image (thanks to the stupidity of the way images are handled in WP) and the title will make no sense … Continue reading

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Heat Wave Distractions

It has been very hot in the UK in the last few days. Enervating, draining heat  – it results in languid, lazy behaviours. The floor to ceiling doors are flung open, the large garden umbrella is deployed but whatever one … Continue reading

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