Category Archives: General

This is for posts that have no real specific category, such as Art or Photography

Oppidum…

The ‘new normal‘ requires new social etiquette. Here are just some of the things I now find myself doing: Covid Leaning – When sitting in a cafe and someone walks near to you you tend to turn your head and … Continue reading

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5 Mistakes that new photographers make….

Just recently my social media feed has seen an increase in ludicrous clickbait like the title of this post. Photographers telling other photographers how to take ‘better’ photographs. I have no idea what a ‘better’ photograph is and honestly I … Continue reading

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Website Updated….

  That is another task completed…I’ve updated my webpage should you wish to have a look click here.

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When will all this end?…..

The one question that is on everyone’s mind, apart from those who have loved ones sick in hospital or worse is  ‘When will all the restrictions placed on our lives end? ‘ Surprisingly, there is a simple answer to that … Continue reading

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Corona…

Yesterday I watched a short clip of football journalists trying to pretend they knew something more than the ability to endlessly speculate about who is going to do what with which club.  Or to put it another way which groundless … Continue reading

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So I felt like a walk…

Finding the envelope of any tool you might use is important.   Today I came close to finding the envelope of my new 85mm lens.  The only thing was the envelope I was hitting wasn’t the technical performance of the lens … Continue reading

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Crazy Weekend….

London Baby… Joey Tribbiani Well that was a weekend to remember.   This was the first long weekend I have spent in London for many a long day.   Now I visit London all the time but not as a tourist.  Actually … Continue reading

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YouTube…what is it good for? Absolutely…

I have found myself watching a great deal of youtube these days.  In fact in my small and what I have always assumed exclusive selection I feel I have become something of an expert on the style and substance of … Continue reading

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Updated Website….

  I’ve just updated my website with some of the best of the photographs I made in 2018…it can be found at the address below https://www.simonmarchini.com/

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Lest we do forget…

From a generation that never had to go to war – we salute the sacrifice of those who came before. It is just a shame that the President of the United States couldn’t do the same yesterday…I believe it was … Continue reading

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