#358 – Old Lane Mill

Sometimes images naturally lend themselves to high contrast, others don’t. In this I’ve shown what happens when you go too far. The starting monochrome conversion was inevitably quite flat, muddy looking even although given it was a grey overcast day on a muddy wasteland that’s to be expected. But overall, the scene just didn’t suit…

#356 – Mechanical Landscapes Tumblr micro blog now online

Although this blog is very much alive (if not updated as frequently as it used to be), I’ve also started a blog on Tumblr. As this WordPress blog is my primary platform, I’ve linked the two so that all the posts on here automatically appear on there as the audiences are different, but Tumblr content…

#355 – More Lucerne Paddle Steamers!

A change from my usual hotel resulted in the opportunity to see Lucerne from a different perspective, so finding the highest point in the hotel I was legally allowed in, I took my camera, opened the window and snapped away unhindered!  In front of Lucerne’s vast railway station. The arch was from the original (very…

#354 – Crewe Works by Lili Rethi

I love old railway posters, anything done before about 1960 had so much style and panache. The railway companies used a variety of artists, from commercial artists, to fine artists, notables include the likes of Terence Cuneo who is one of my favourite transport artists. I’ve loved this particular one since I saw it in…

#353 – The Factory Photographs by David Lynch

It’s a while since I’ve seen anything by David Lynch, but I remember that he had a very odd way of seeing the world. Best known for films like Eraserhead, The Elephant Man and the weird Twin Peaks, he’s also had a number of solo art and photography exhibitions. His most recent exhibition and accompanying…