And now for some abstract architecture – three tall, thin poles on top of a white building. What did this image teach me? That sometimes a simplistic composition can make for an interesting image. At least, I think so.
Another canal side sign (following on from this post, a few days ago)… What did this image teach me? I should probably start taking more photos of signage – it can be fascinating.
This building can be found on the edge of the canal in Birmingham, and forms part of Brindleyplace – a set of buildings named after James Brindley, the famous canal engineer. What did this image teach me? James Brindley built[…]
I liked the play of light and shadow in this shot, and the lines and shapes. What did this image teach me? To appreciate light and lines as much as subject and composition.
Another shot from the archive (I think there will be a few of these coming up over the days and weeks, as we all get used to this new, socially isolated way of living)… This was taken in London, four[…]
This is one of the famous statues of Sir Winston Churchill, forever looking across at Big Ben (well, the Elizabeth Tower which houses the Big Ben bell). What did this image teach me? Winston Churchill has had such an impact[…]
If you visit Stourhead National Trust house and gardens, you may find yourself having a bit to eat at The Spread Eagle Inn. What did these images teach me? The first known usage of the phrase “spread eagle” dates from[…]
How often do you see a large, red, toy car attached to a side of a building? It’s a new one on me, for sure. What did this image teach me? This composition is all about the lines – left,[…]
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[…]
Here are a few images from a recent trip to London. The low winter sunlight really added to the atmosphere.