Category Archives: photography

Robert Capa

Born in Budapest in 1913, Robert Capa was probably the most important war photographer of the 20th century. He covered five wars; the Spanish Civil War, the First Sino-Japanese War, the Second World War, the 1948 Arab-Israeli War and the First Indochina War.

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Winter on the Oxford Canal

Today was the first day of the year that was both sunny and not a work day, so I headed out with my new camera. I spent the morning in Oxford and then headed out to Thrupp and Shipton-on-Cherwell, on … Continue reading 

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I uploaded a whole bunch of photos to my flickr account this weekend.

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American car

Another flickr photo, entitled Ride It by Simon Pais. I’ve had this bookmarked for ages, as I love the colour blending, but didn’t get round to posting it until now.

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Natural Colours

Mariana Hummel has some amazingly colourful pictures in her Flickr gallery, including many sky and nature photos. I had an idea to crop this image to a thin letterbox format, and my plan worked – the perspective looks as if … Continue reading 


Polar Bear

The Flickr Blog has brought to my attention the work of Catherine Jamieson, a 43 year old mother of two from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Her photoset immediately struck me because of both the colours and the textures captured.Catherines’ site was chosen … Continue reading 

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