Category: Photo

FromTheArchives Photo

From the Archive #6

I recently came across the work of Masashi Wakui, a Japanese photographer who produces some wonderful stylised street photography of scenes around Tokyo. In particular I really love his nighttime shots which I feel do a great job of capturing the essence of the city. It gave me the inspiration to go back through my […]

CONTINUE READING
Photo

Happy Halloween!

Apologies for the lack of posts lately, I’ve been busy with work and not had that many opportunities to go out with the camera. As Halloween is almost upon us I thought I’d post this recent shot which I think looks rather spooky. It’s an abandoned cottage near where I grew up that’s been empty […]

CONTINUE READING
FromTheArchives Photo

From the Archive #5

I’m working on a big post about a recent trip to Liverpool but since it’s not done yet here’s another shot from the archive to tide you over. Sunshine and Showers Nikon D90 28mm, ƒ/9, 1/400s, ISO 125 I got this shot while on a wander down the incredible beach at Ynyslas, around 8 miles […]

CONTINUE READING
FromTheArchives Photo

From the Archives #4

This is the fourth in a series where I share older images that I’m quite proud of but which are unlikely to otherwise appear here. Torii Stickers Nikon D90, 50mm, ƒ/4.5, 1/200s, ISO 200 This is a detail of a torii gate at a shrine in Ueno park, Tokyo. I took this on my first trip […]

CONTINUE READING
FromTheArchives Photo

From the Archives #3

This is the third in a new series where I share older images that I’m quite proud of but which are unlikely to otherwise appear here. Darwin’s Seat I love this image of Darwin’s statue in the Natural History Museum in London. It’s a beautiful building, full of intricate details and flourishes. The natural light streaming in […]

CONTINUE READING
FromTheArchives Photo

From the Archives #2

This is the second in a new series where I share older images that I’m quite proud of but which are unlikely to otherwise appear here. Getting Lost in a Maze of Torii This shot is from Fushimi Inari-taisha, a large Shinto shrine complex near Kyoto, famous for its tunnels of brightly painted torii gates. I’ve visited […]

CONTINUE READING
FromTheArchives Photo

From the Archives #1

This is the first in a new series where I share older images that I’m quite proud of but which are unlikely to otherwise appear here. A day at the beach I captured this shot of the beach at Aberystwyth on an unusually warm late March day, back in 2012. I lived in this town […]

CONTINUE READING
Article Photo Photos

The Abandoned Pottery

Abandoned pottery

It’s not often I get the chance to do a little urban exploration, so when a friend suggested visiting an abandoned pottery out in the countryside, I leapt at the opportunity. Urban exploration, or “urbex” for short, is the pursuit of exploring and documenting derelict and abandoned places before they succumb to vandalism and the ravages of time. As these […]

CONTINUE READING
Article Photo Photos

Heptonstall Festival 2013

On September 21st the West Yorkshire village of Heptonstall hosted a fantastic festival with various live acts and stalls selling local food. With my pro photographer friend Craig Shaw, I spent about 8 hours walking around taking photos armed with my X100 and X-E1. My go to lens for this kind of event is Fuji’s […]

CONTINUE READING