Category: Images

Eye on the Gherkin

April 2018: Reiterating Eliot’s cruellest month, April mixed memory with desire by throwing in a few tantalisingly sunny days amidst a predominantly cold and persistent weather front. Seen here on one of the better days, the ‘Gherkin’ aka 30 St Mary Axe, sparkles and… Continue Reading “Eye on the Gherkin”

The Spire

“At the moment of vision, the eyes see nothing.” ― William Golding, The Spire March 2018: For some, photographing heavenwards is a vertiginous hazard but also there is the problem of curved edge distortions occurring on the verticals (technically called perspective convergence or keystoning).… Continue Reading “The Spire”

Three glass bottles

February 2018: A visit to the Wellcome Institute with the aim of photographing the wonderful collection of glass apothecary bottles there. This threesome turned out to be just the kind of still life I had in mind. One from the Archives: Pic of the… Continue Reading “Three glass bottles”