Tag Archives: Staircase

Surveyed from all sides

Last week (at the last minute, as per usual) I saw Rachel Whiteread’s exhibition at Tate Britain. She was the first woman to win the Turner Prize in 1993 and is one of the UK’s leading Sculptors, casting objects and … Continue reading

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Looking up the staircase

The De La Warr Pavilion staircase featured in a post earlier this year (click here to view it). We were back there again last week on a glorious summer’s day and I was irresistibly drawn back to the staircase that … 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 DLWP Staircase

DLWP is short for De La Warr Pavilion – an Art Deco styled building in Bexhill-on-Sea on the South Coast of England. Built in the 1930s, the driver behind the building was the 9th Earl De La Warr (Mayor of … Continue reading

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Tate Britain’s staircase

One of the by-products of preparing a new talk for a Camera Club is that it very often involves a rummage in the archive to find images that help illustrate a point and which have never before ‘surfaced’. And today’s … Continue reading

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Descending the Staircase_2

I don’t often re-work or edit images previously posted but on this occasion I’m making an exception. Do enlarge the image to see the full effect. Today’s image is a cropped version of the full frame image that I posted yesterday … Continue reading

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Descending the Staircase

Retirement offers opportunities to do what you want when you want. It’s a freedom that is unrestricted by many of the issues that shackle us all during our working lives. One of the things we enjoy is visiting Country Houses … Continue reading

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