Lovely photography by Stephen Wilkes

Photographer Stephen Wilkes created these Day to Night shots of various landmarks around the world using a technique of taking thousands of shots from dawn to dusk. The blended results are beautiful! Central Park NYC Wrigley Field, Chicago Coney Island, NY Eiffel Tower, Paris Trafalgar Square, London More of his work can be found at: Stephen Wilkes Fine … Continue reading Lovely photography by Stephen Wilkes

Kickstarter Spinpod

Today I invested in a project by Kickstarter. I'm an official 'backer' of Spinpod... You 'pledge' your amount and if its successful in getting all its backing, then obviously you pay for your pledge. Have never done this before but I thought it looked quite an interesting gadget. A very simple idea in principle, but one … Continue reading Kickstarter Spinpod

London Unveiled…

Came across this site from a 'Like' on my own WordPress blog. Really useful and informative guide to some of the areas off the beaten track in London. Well worth a browse. London Unveiled - great places to visit off the beaten track Courtesy of Ian Bishop, Editor of London Unveiled.

Rare colour film of London in 1927

This is absolutely fascinating. Somehow black and white film doesn't seem quite 'real' but when you see images from the past in colour, it's like a little piece of time travel. In 1927 Claude Friese-Greene shot some of the first-ever color film footage around London. He captured everyday life in the city with a technique … Continue reading Rare colour film of London in 1927

Detroit: Now & Then Images

The plight of Detroit has been well documented. Over the past 50 years the Motor City’s population and industry have plummeted resulting in a city falling into decay. Detroiturbex is a website created to “raise awareness of the social and economic challenges the city of Detroit faces” through a series of photographs of abandoned civic institutions, … Continue reading Detroit: Now & Then Images

Before & After D-Day: Rare colour photos (c/o LIFE Magazine)

Rare insight into WW2 photography before, during and after D-Day in 1944. Seeing these iconic images in colour somehow makes them seem all the more real compared to the usual black and white stills we are so used to seeing.... Absolutely fascinating. With the way we have so many means to take photos in the … Continue reading Before & After D-Day: Rare colour photos (c/o LIFE Magazine)

Beginners Guide to DSLR Photography

I have a shiny DSLR camera which I won in a competition (true story!) I occasionally take it off the auto function but in all honesty it scares me a little. I really want to learn how to use the beast properly so useful resources like this are excellent... Courtesy of http://www.photoguides.net Some really good … Continue reading Beginners Guide to DSLR Photography

Some amazing aerial photos…

Whenever I'm in an aeroplane I love it when you have a clear day for the majority of your route. To see the world from above is fascinating as even some of the most urban areas have an element of peace and beauty about them. I have taken some nice shots from the air in … Continue reading Some amazing aerial photos…