This is a portrait of a red-necked ostrich. A very large fight less bird, with a very long neck and a pair of large eyes. Essentially everything about the ostrich is big. What did this image teach me? Backlighting really[…]
I found this rather worn out royal standard flag flapping around in the rigging of the replica Golden Hind, in Brixham. What did this image teach me? Timing is…. everything. After I took this shot the poor flag became ensnared[…]
Is this a real Banksy, or a Brixham copy? Discuss… What did this image teach me? That once again you never know where you’ll find an interesting image, and that it’s always worth keeping your eyes open! I mean, this[…]
Here’s Barney, walking on water! What did this image teach me? I learned two things – 1) Barney is less afraid of water than he used to be and 2) it’s all about getting the right angle.
If you know where to look, you can spot this tiny golden lion-monster-thing hanging around near the replica of the Golden Hind. What did this image teach me? To not just look, but to see. There are pleasing compositions everywhere,[…]
Found in the British Museum, this tall stone person looms large in one of the wings of the building. What did this image teach me? Lighting is key, and sometimes you can find interesting lighting in unexpected places – such[…]
Here are a few extra shots from Salisbury Cathedral What did these images teach me? That you can never really have enough shots of Salisbury Cathedral, inside and out.
There’s something awe inspiring about a cathedral, the sheer size and scale of the open space makes you feel tiny, inadequate, humble. Which is entirely the point, of course. What did this image teach me? That adding a golden hue[…]
If you know where to look within Salisbury Cathedral, you can find this stone saint… What did this image teach me? I am an opportunist photographer, taking pictures of the world as I see it whenever and where ever I[…]
Peacock feathers are famously extravagant, their tail feathers covered in these eye-spots. What did this image teach me? Peacocks are synonymous with so many different myths and legends, there is a huge amount of iconography and symbology associated with these[…]