Archive for the 'Photography' Category

Reflections on a winter’s afternoon

[link] Monday, January 19th, 2015

AFternoon_light_West_Cambridge_blog

Reflections of the cantilevered platform of the West Cafe in late afternoon on the West Cambridge site.

Ivory towers or just steaming spires?

[link] Sunday, January 18th, 2015

Cambridge_early_Morning_blog

The view from Castle Mound this morning.

Beginnings

[link] Friday, January 16th, 2015

Beginnings

Today, in the garden. If they were there yesterday, I missed them.

Beware: pollen

[link] Monday, January 12th, 2015

Pollinator

Nightrider

[link] Sunday, January 11th, 2015

Speeding_car

Truncation

[link] Saturday, January 10th, 2015

Mill_Pond_tree_edited

The Mill Pond this afternoon.

The best camera…

[link] Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

seascape

… is always the one you happen to have with you. In Ireland last weekend I carried a Nikon DSLR but wound up mostly using my iPhone6 because it was so much better at handling the (difficult) light. The Apple camera is very impressive, especially in situations where HDR capability is needed to manage the luminance range. This isn’t a particularly good picture, but the scene completely defeated the Nikon.

Sundown in the West

[link] Saturday, January 3rd, 2015

Fintra

Late afternoon in Donegal today.

Cat + Mapplethorpe

[link] Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Cat+Mapplethorpe

Origins

[link] Monday, December 1st, 2014

Muckross_Nov29_cropped

We had lunch on Saturday at Muckross House, Killarney, the place where my interest in photography was first awakened. It was a grey, soft day with very muted light. And yet the place was absolutely beautiful, as ever.

Larger image here.