Self Portraits in The New Forest

This weekend Viveca and I went to The New Forest for a weekend out of town. Amongst other things I was looking forward to doing some flash photography in the woods. We didn't managed to achieve what I set out to - that will have to wait until another time. I did however [...]

By |2010-12-28T22:18:47+00:00June 14th, 2010|Featured, Slider|0 Comments

Venus

Maybe things weren't quite so innocent at The Potters Manor after all! I'm not particularly happy with the processing on the second image, I was trying to get a 'light behind the photos' effect.

By |2010-12-28T22:18:47+00:00June 10th, 2010|Slider|0 Comments

The Playboy Club

This letter from The Playboy Club was found in the same room as the ceramic models and nude postcards - maybe there were photos that were used as 'inspiration' for the mould that is there.

By |2010-12-28T22:18:47+00:00June 9th, 2010|Slider|0 Comments

In-Growing

One of the awesome greenhouses at Potters. These really must have been a sight in their day. All supports were  beautifully case. As I believe the owner was a fan of orchids, and could imagine rows of them in bloom on benches, all carefully labeled and cared for. The smell of the flowers intermingling with [...]

By |2010-12-28T22:18:48+00:00June 8th, 2010|Slider|0 Comments

Hever Castle

What with it being a Bank Holiday here Viveca and I decided that it would be a nice idea to go out and do something non urbex and touristy in the countryside. no creeping around trying to be quiet or having to worry abut security catching us. We had two choices - Hever Castle or [...]

By |2010-12-28T22:18:49+00:00May 31st, 2010|Slider|1 Comment

Flickr Stats

Flickr has recently allowed download of .xls or .csv of views on Flickr photos. This has enabled some clever spark to create a graph and pie chart of all your Flickr Stats since  . . well a long time ago. You can see daily stats on from the Stats Link  wiggly line: However if you [...]

By |2010-12-28T22:18:49+00:00May 26th, 2010|Slider|0 Comments

Another slow day on the photo front

More pictures of my dinner I am afraid. I do kinda enjoy food photography, its pretty easy to get a half decent shot, but can be hard to get decent composition. DoF with this type of image is fun. Most of the time I am using the 'nifty fifty' and images generally come out pretty [...]

By |2010-12-28T22:22:48+00:00May 25th, 2010|Featured, Slider|0 Comments

Quiet Day Today

Well today has been uneventful. Due to drawing blanks on three explores yesterday I decided to take a picture of my dinner. It has been nice outside so I was dining al fresco for a change. Chicken, peppers, couscous and some salad . .  lovely. It was very nice - that's about all i have [...]

By |2010-12-28T22:22:48+00:00May 24th, 2010|Featured, Slider|0 Comments