Tag Archives: Silhouette

A day at the seaside

West Wittering beach near Chichester is a great beach to visit when the tide is out. There are channels that cut across the beach so that the middle-ground often contains water and adds to the interest and drama when shooting … Continue reading

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A line of trees

I’ve been missing for two weeks. I’ve been elsewhere, and those of you who know me well will have figured that I was away in the European Alps, as is usual at this time of the year. I’ve just been … Continue reading

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Two plus one

Another image from our trip to West Wittering last weekend (click here for previous post). For as long as I can remember I’ve had a fascination with shooting silhouettes and the light was just right for that approach on the … Continue reading

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Eastbourne is a traditional seaside resort in East Sussex immediately to the East of Beachy Head, and the headland provides the perfect vantage point to view the town and its surroundings. The seafront stretches for three to four miles past … Continue reading

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On the Staircase

I was in London again two days ago to see ‘David Hockney – Printmaker’ at the Dulwich Picture Gallery. A fascinating and brilliantly curated exhibition of his early Etchings and his subsequent work using Lithography up to the end of … Continue reading

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Back in March 2012, I posted ‘Poster People’. It included images of a sculpture called ‘Chain Reaction’ and my last line in that post was: ‘I plan to re-visit during the year to see how I can improve…’ Well it’s … Continue reading

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Crossing Over

There’s a trend for many modern buildings to have a central atrium. Some examples are open spaces, others are internal atria. The Guardian Media group – publishers of the Guardian and Observer newspapers  – is housed in Kings Place at … Continue reading

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Ed Viesturs, the first American to summit all fourteen of the world’s eight thousand metre peaks wrote: ‘Getting to the top is optional, getting down is mandatory’. Anyone who climbs knows how easy it is to reach a summit and … Continue reading

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A familiar silhouette

Get to know a person, a view, a mountain well and you will instantly recognize them by their silhouettes or outlines. Subconsciously we do this regularly without really being aware of what we are doing. Artists, designers, those working in … Continue reading

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Lazy Sunday Afternoon

Who remembers the ‘Small Faces’?  They were a great British Rock and Roll band from the 1960s. One of their most famous songs was ‘Lazy Sunday’ [1968] and the chorus went: ‘Lazy sunday afternoon, I’ve got no mind to worry, … Continue reading

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