Shoreham Beach, West Sussex

Shoreham Beach is a pedestrian bridge away from Shoreham-by-Sea and I suspect during storms, parts of it get a bit closer. After a few glorious, almost July-like days, the weather has finally turned and begun to cool down. On this occasion, the tide was out, so I got to walk on sand for a change.Continue reading “Shoreham Beach, West Sussex”

Garden, Japan

I wander between photographing in squares and rectangles. My squares tend to be more thoughtful, because I’m using an inverted image on a ground glass which is just a slower way of doing things. I really enjoyed my visit to the Kyoto Imperial Palace, it is beautifully cared for and the staff give the impressionContinue reading “Garden, Japan”

Please be Patient, Bath

Details make me think. They sometimes make me smile. I think this is the “Mk2” version of the notice. I think the bits on the board itself were the first version – perhaps it wasn’t waterproof or wasn’t in primary colours. Note the capitals at the top and bottom in blue. I don’t think mineContinue reading “Please be Patient, Bath”

Senate House, London

Senate House is one of Bloomsbury’s landmarks, along with the British Museum and Russell Square. Designed by Charles Holden as part of a larger development which was never built. Construction lasted between 1932-1937. This was one of the first pictures I took with my (new to me) Rolleiflex. The original print is beautifully rich inContinue reading “Senate House, London”

Cigarette Mosaic, Bradford-on-Avon

In the U.K., I think we take history for granted, everywhere we go we are surrounded by it. Things which in other countries, would have people clamouring to preserve, here would be casually demolished. I recall this is a type of advertisement which was put in the entrance to newsagents and tobacconists. In a similarContinue reading “Cigarette Mosaic, Bradford-on-Avon”

Resting on Jianguo Road

One of the things I like about Shanghai, is how it has 4 distinct seasons. When I took this photo, it was Summer. And it gets hot and humid. So hot and humid, the walls seem to sweat. Time to find some shade and have a rest. The other thing I like about Shanghai, isContinue reading “Resting on Jianguo Road”

On the Pier – Bognor Regis

An obvious view of beach at Bognor Regis. It was a gorgeous week day, when I caught the train down to Bognor. I intended to test a film camera, but it promptly jammed – which old cameras will do. So it was iPhone time instead. I like the neat, fluffy white waves which have beenContinue reading “On the Pier – Bognor Regis”

Another Tree in the Park, Kensington

Whilst today, it is bucketing down with rain outside, I generally love Autumn. I remember a while ago listening to James Ravilious talking about the “challenge” of green in the landscape. My solution, is to wait until Autumn, when it isn’t green anymore. A challenge I found particularly back in the film days, was thatContinue reading “Another Tree in the Park, Kensington”