Bridge of Sighs

You don’t have to be University Challenge calibre, but the better educated amongst you will be able to place this piece of architecture in a flash. You won’t need to be a great oarsmen either, as this crosses no...

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Best Photos of 2016

I must confess, I was not been terribly productive in 2016. The twelve shots below (and above) represent the better photos I managed to churn out. But five of them came from just one trip to the Scottish Highlands. The selection...

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iPhone 7

Every year, I upgrade my iPhone to the latest model. Like clockwork. A digital, Apple inspired clock, of course. In fact, my calendar reads iPhoneber in between August and October. This years upgrade isn’t the most exciting...

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Prisma

Photography with my iPhone is great. It’s quick and easy. It’s convenient. It’s fun. The new Prisma app makes it even more fun.  There’s a similar-ish app for video too, Artisto. Not that improvements...

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Adobe Lightroom Mobile

I’ve been using my iPhone to take photos a lot more than usual. It’s just more convenient to carry about. There are just some days when I can’t be bothered to haul about a camera bag. In good light, you can get...

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Just Like Ansel

Got mountains. Got camera. Got Adobe Lightroom to turn it all black and white. Well, aren’t I just the new Ansel Adams? Obviously I’m not, for a whole bunch of reasons that don’t really need to be explained...

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Project 365

Back in 2008 when I was still in Mexico City, I started – and completed – a 365 project. I took, processed and published a photo every day for a year. I hosted it on Blogger and purchased a domain name...

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Winter Blues

English weather is what it is. This morning was bright and pleasant. It’s now blowing a gale and chucking down rain. Later it might snow. Or be sunny. Who knows? Last week at Weymouth’s famed beach it looked like a...

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