Umbrellas

Posted on May 1, 2014 in All, Snapshots
Umbrellas

Taken in Dubrovnik, Croatia

Madame Magpie’s Vintage Fair

Posted on Feb 1, 2014 in All, Snapshots, To Do
Madame Magpie’s Vintage Fair

On Sunday, Project Peru raised funds for their excellent work by hosting a vintage fair in a church hall in Hackney. It was full of lovely people selling lovely things. I took some photos. You can donate to Project Peru by visiting the links at the bottom of this page.

Pripyat

Posted on Nov 30, 2013 in All, Snapshots, To Do
Pripyat

Letters

Posted on Nov 21, 2013 in All, Snapshots, To Do
Letters

Dogs

Posted on Aug 27, 2012 in All, Snapshots
Dogs

The woman was pushing a trolley and surrounded by dogs. As I followed, I surreptitiously¬†took photographs with my phone, wishing I’d brought something better. But who brings a camera with them to go and buy toothpaste? As I levelled with her, I realised that the trolley was a pram, filled with what looked like at […]

Lasers!

Posted on Jul 6, 2012 in All, Snapshots
Lasers!

I’ve not photographed a laser show before. The photograph made it look better than it actually was. An enthusiastic couple behind us started telling their young children interesting facts about the Shard. After a while, I heard the father say: ‘Well, you’re moaning, and you’re bored, so why don’t we just go home then?’ They’d […]

Ani Planet

Posted on Jun 6, 2012 in All, Snapshots
Ani Planet

I got to play around with some new toys while we were in Turkey; some lenses, filters, and iPhone apps. This was taken with the 360 Panorama app, stitching together a number of shots to create this final image. It’s a fun (if gimmicky) bit of software.

Shuttle

Posted on Jul 8, 2011 in All, Snapshots
Shuttle

I tried to get tickets to see the penultimate and final space shuttle launches. NASA has a lottery for ticket allocations, and I was unsuccessful both times. I was sad that I couldn’t go, hadn’t realised how much of an iconic childhood presence the space shuttle had been in my life. When I came home […]

Pancakes!

Posted on Feb 24, 2009 in All, Snapshots
Pancakes!

Sometimes, the timing is so perfect it would be impossible to repeat it.