Yesterday I went for a stroll around Prior Park and the Bath Skyline walk. Well, it wasn’t so much a stroll as a hike, since I was carrying about 12kg of camera equipment on my back. It seemed to pay off though, since I returned home with ten pictures, and this is my favourite. This is […]Read more "Prior Park"
Last year I bought a Canon underwater camera for a holiday. Unfortunately the boating lake was too murky to use it, and so it has sat on my shelf ever since. Recently, I decided to mess about with the camera in my bath, and then I set the self-timer and put it in the dishwasher […]Read more "Underwater camera"
I’ve been practising traditional silver-based black & white photography for a couple of years but today it occurred to me that I don’t really know what is going on with the various chemicals. It’s just a process of remembering which bottle is which. I had a vague idea of what was going on, but I […]Read more "The chemistry of black & white photography"
For Hannah’s birthday we visited Bath, and spent a large part of the day at the Roman Baths. I took my “new” Zorki-4 Soviet rangefinder to try it out. Here’s the birthday girl herself. This Roman chap stands in the shadow of the Abbey. And a few interior shots of the baths, to try and […]Read more "The Roman Baths"
I’ve been wondering what to shoot for the Victoriana Photo Challenge. Today, in Bath, the perfect opportunity presented itself as we passed a Victorian-style sweet shop. Unfortunately I was only carrying a Soviet camera without a flash, but I managed to grab Hannah’s phone for this photo.Read more "Christmasses past"
Today, my family and I cycled from Bristol to Bath and back to raise money for Marie Curie cancer care. Thanks to all those who sponsored us – the final count was £326 which will be greatly appreciated by cancer sufferers and their families.Read more "We did it!"
On the 4th October I am taking part in a cycle ride from Bristol to Bath (and back!) with my family and Hana, to raise money for Marie Curie Cancer Care. We would really appreciate it if you could sponsor us via my JustGiving page so we can reach our fundraising target. Thanks!Read more "Raising money for Marie Curie"
When I first started using the Bristol – Bath cycle path I was frustrated by the lack of decent maps. Most of the ones I’ve come across that show the exits of the bike path are schematics, like maps of the London tube. It can be pretty hard to figure out how that ties into […]Read more "Map of the Bristol – Bath cycle path"