Detail of a rusted padlock on a cast iron gate, basking in the late evening sunlight.
Detail of an air-pressure gauge in a disused petrol-station.
This pump in an old abandoned petrol-station was enjoying the last few rays of evening sunlight.
When life gives you bath-tubs… stick to the ceiling.
Some time around March 2007 I acquired an ancient camera, an Ensign Carbine No.3, and took a photo of Perth railway station by night, returning home to develop the film myself. It’s the only photo I remember taking with that camera, but I like it for the Ilford Pan-F tonality and glow from the lens-haze. […]
Views from the top of Dundee Law
A few photos from a walk around Portpatrick on a sunny evening, starting with the Royal Navy helicopter practising for Lifeboat Week, taking in some favoured old haunts and seascapes. Video:
A few weeks ago I ordered a pair of extension tubes for the Sony NEX-7; today I got around to experimenting with them for the first time. It’s quite scary seeing so much dust on the live-view LCD panel and realising it’s actually on the front of the lens. Two tangerines and an apple.
The fisherman’s barometer, corner of North Castle and North Streets, St Andrews. A little experimentation in The Gimp, to create a synthetic “scratches” texture layer – using plasma clouds, old-photo simulation, distortions and other trickery.
I can think of much worse ways to spend a sunny Sunday afternoon than flying a kite with friends.