Category Archives: Black & White

Walker plus one

An image shot in London a few months ago. A grab shot as I was surveying the reflections higher up and spotted this fellow moving into the scene.

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The Face at the Window

This is an original, unprocessed RAW image captured a few days ago. The exterior surfaces of our house’s windows and doors  are being re-painted and I must thank my wife who spotted the potential in this scene and said I … Continue reading

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Queue ahead

Straightforward mountains are popular mountains. And on a sunny summer’s day don’t expect to have the mountain to yourself. This is the traffic jam of roped parties taking aspirant climbers up the Allalinhorn, and this is quite possibly their first … Continue reading

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Coastal view

For the first time since our house move we went down to the coast (Worthing) on a Sunday. We picked a very busy day indeed – a festival was in full swing with all the fun of the fair. Noisy … Continue reading

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Here Lies Alfred

Yesterday we were back at Hever Castle, and alongside the Castle’s grounds stands St Peter’s Church. The church dates back to the 14th century and is the final resting place of Sir Thomas Boleyn who lived at Hever Castle in … Continue reading

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On the Diagonal

When fellow bloggers make suggestions for how an image might be improved, or could look different, I listen and experiment with their ideas. And this is the case with today’s image. Frank King of Frank King Photos (do take a … Continue reading

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Sublime Beauty

‘Sublime Beauty’ may not be the words you would normally use to describe this facade, but they are the words used by Architect Sam Jacob when he nominated this multi-storey car park in Welbeck Street, just north of Oxford Street … Continue reading

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Light Streams

In the course of the last week or two I’ve been pruning the archive. It’s a necessary task as hard disk space gets swallowed up. Images that no longer hold appeal or have been duplicated (or bettered) can be binned, … Continue reading

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On the stairs

Solarizing a B&W image in Photoshop is very simple and is always unpredictable. What surprised me on this occasions was the way the process handled an elliptical cloud that hung over these steps – it was the cloud that had … Continue reading

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The Glittering Sea

I am beginning to realize what makes the South coast special: it’s the fact that on a sunny day you look out onto a glittering, sparkling sea created by the sun’s lazy trajectory across the sky. When I look out … Continue reading

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