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New York, New York

I recently returned from my New Year’s trip to New York City with 9 friends. We had around 5 days all told, staying at the Kimberley Hotel in Midtown East, Manhattan. The hotel was great – we had two suites, … Continue reading

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Lake District Adventure Holiday

A few weeks ago I headed up to the Lake District with the family for a week. I’d been able to get a caravan cheaply through work so why not? We were based on the shores of Ullswater, which was … Continue reading

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Brecon Beacons Walking Weekend

I spent last weekend walking with my brother in the Brecon Beacons. It’s an idea that had been brewing since the weather on a weekend away last March ruined my plan to walk Sugar Loaf. We drove down on Saturday … Continue reading

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Roadtrip Recap Part 1: San Francisco

America Roadtrip Part 1: San Francisco, a set on Flickr. I’ve been back from my big America trip since Sunday and it’s been an adjustment, returning to real life! I’ve been sorting through the myriad of photos I took selecting … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Lost In The Detail

While photographing shoppers in Birmingham last week (see last week’s Weekly Photo Challenge), I was looking for people who were standing still as well as those moving about, in order to anchor the scene.┬áThis young couple caught my eye so … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Forward

I missed last week’s photo challenge because I didn’t have a suitable shot, but I’m back for this week. I was experimenting last weekend photographing shoppers at slow shutter speeds to create motion blur. I’m pleased with how the photographs … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Delicate

Here’s my shot for this week’s challenge. A small flame like this is very delicate, in that it can be snuffed out in a moment, whereas a big fire is extremely difficult to put out. It’s an interesting contrast.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Geometry

A very visual challenge this week. This is one of my favourite photos I’ve ever taken. It’s Selfridge’s in Birmingham; I love the criss-cross of the escalators. It works great in black and white because the white of the escalators … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette

Interesting theme – I love a good silhouette photo. They’re very dramatic! Here’s one taken near my house at sunset, some time ago:

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Bucket List Update: Get a Photograph Published

This isn’t quite what I had in mind when I included this aim on my Bucket List but I think it counts! A few months ago I was contacted on Flickr by local charity Shakespeare Hospice. They wanted to use … Continue reading

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