Bristol et environs

I just developed another film from my trusty Mamiya RB67. These pictures are from “here and there”, not too far from Bristol. The garden wall is in my own garden. As the sun shone down the side of my house, the gate cast an unusual, shimmering shadow on the wall. The picture didn’t quite capture […]

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People at work

Some archaeology students from Bristol University were digging up parts of Royal Fort Garden for a project this week. I snapped this photo of them sweating under the midday sun, with the intention of using it for this week’s Photo Challenge – documentary journalism.

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Royal Fort Garden

At lunchtime today I went for a walk in Royal Fort Garden. It was the first really summery day of the year, and a lovely day to eat lunch outside. These daffodils are in front of the physics building (left) and Royal Fort House (right). This robin was very tame. Given that I was sat […]

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Shots of Bristol

This week I shot another roll of black & white film in my SLR. Last night I developed it, and tonight I’ve scanned and uploaded the highlights for your viewing pleasure. Unfortunately I think I overdeveloped the film a little, so some of the brighter areas are burnt out. Never mind. First of all, here […]

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A new sculpture

This is a new sculpture that has been erected in Royal Fort gardens to commemorate the centenary of the University of Bristol. It’s a series of tall, narrow mirrors arranged to make a maze. Like a house of mirrors – with gaps. I recommend giving it a visit!

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