Category: Abstract

Jan 12, 2010

Toronto

Toronto

A one-day client sales trip to Toronto afforded me a few hours to see the city. Art installation, Flock of Geese in the Eaton Centre shopping mall Downtown Toronto, as viewed from the CN Tower Art installation in Toronto Airport, Ingo Maurer’s “Earthbound…...

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Apr 15, 2009

Royal Botanic Gardens, Madrid

Royal Botanic Gardens, Madrid

I’ve not really taken many photos in the last few months, but a spur-of-the-moment trip to Madrid was a great way to get my photo-mojo back in gear. While there were few photogenic subjects in the city, the Botanic Gardens contained a wealth of stunning visual treats. I also put together another Colour & Form montage from the Botanic Gardens . Purple Pansies Close-up of...

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Apr 15, 2009

Fountain in Retiro Park, Madrid

Fountain in Retiro Park, Madrid

Retiro Park, in central Madrid. A bright sunny day. Water fountains. Perfect conditions for capturing the water patterns of a jet of water, with time-frozen droplets of another fountain filling the rest of the...

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Nov 11, 2008

Earth's Treasury

Earth's Treasury

The Natural History Museum houses a collection of beautiful minerals, gems and rocks. The sheer variety of colours and patterns made this a perfect subject for another of my Colour & Form...

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Nov 8, 2008

Simply Sublime – Science Museum

Simply Sublime – Science Museum

After visiting the Natural History Museum, a few of us headed over to the neighbouring Science Museum to checkout the recently-updated LaunchPad exhibit. One of the displays demonstrated the phenomenon of sublimation (see the Wikipedia article on sublimation for a more detailed background). The simple set-up allowed small pellets of solid carbon dioxide (dry ice) to come into...

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Aug 23, 2008

Cambridge Photowalk

Cambridge Photowalk

I took part in Scott Kelby’s Worldwide Photo Walk, which saw 7,500 photographers in 230 locations around the world go out together and take photos of their home cities. As I’ve lived in Cambridge for a long time, and photographed many of the buildings and scenes, I decided to start on a project that has been long overdue – creating a “Colour &...

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Dec 13, 2007

Bright Frosty Morning

Bright Frosty Morning

On a bright and frosty December morning on my way to work, I was able to enjoy some prime time taking photos in the wintry wonderland of St. John’s College Backs. I’ve taken many photos of the St. John’s Backs in the snow, but this is the first time I was able to catch a slightly wintry view in bright sunshine, rather than overcast snow-clouds. Frosty...

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Jan 22, 2007

Coloured Discs

Coloured Discs

Haven’t had much time recently to sort through my latest photos, but as I’d like to update this photoblog regularly, I’ll add some older photos that haven’t had public airing yet. Here’s one I took at Strawberry Fair in June 2006.

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