Monthly Archives: August 2020

Answer my pray…

There reaches a point in the life of any painting when you just have to stop and take stock.   I think I have reached that point now.   Time for a break, sleep on things and see what a fresh pair … Continue reading

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Encore….Reshoots…

It happens to the best.  You know the scenario: You start to edit and you realise you are missing some shots are missing for the project to make sense.   Nothing for it but you have to assemble the cast and … Continue reading

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The final pieces…..

Well that’s a Wrap!   After the best part of four years I think I’ve completed my Ironstone Benefice project.   This started way back in 2017 as part of a series of projects based very loosely around the district councils areas … Continue reading

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A little perspective….

I was going to write something about the ever decreasing circles of competence of our lords and masters but I think I’ll leave that you another day.   Instead I took a walk in the park this afternoon and marvelled at … Continue reading

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Continuing a theme….

  I know, I know, I getting to be a real bore but one last time.  These images were captured on a camera that most of the talking heads on the Internet wouldn’t be seen dead with – I don’t … Continue reading

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A Town Called…Art in the new Normal…

  My first real experience of art in the new normal – I know the other day I visited the Hepworth but that was really low key compared to the full blown sensory experience of being amongst a lot of … Continue reading

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Scottish Independence….

Is it really 6 years already?  Seems like a generation ago. (Very poor joke – I apologize)   Anyway, as things stand at the moment it would seem that the SNP will get a solid majority in next year’s Holyrood elections … Continue reading

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Variations upon a theme….

  As I was doing my best curmudgeon impression the other day about the sins of the hybrid camera I thought I would remaster these three images from a time when the word hybrid was hardly ever used in everyday … Continue reading

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Music to enjoy my photographs with….

Pretentious  moi?   Well I guess we’re all have at least a little bit floating around inside our personality.  Anyway, I have found at the moment listening to Beethoven’s no 6 symphony does the trick.  Hardly original I know but it … Continue reading

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I’m not a hybrid shooter…

  There was a time not too long ago when photographers & videographers inhabited different worlds.  They used different cameras and spoke a different language.   Then the mirrorless revolution started and the boundaries blurred.   Today, it would appear that all … Continue reading

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