Author Archives: Chris Senior

About Chris Senior

Photographer, wit, travel-junkie, MSc student and practising eccentric! Prog rock nut and baker of tasty cakes.

Return to the Tatry

Something about mountains is addictive, even speaking as a hiker (and occasional scrambler!): There is no better place I like to walk, and so it was great to return to Poland and the Tatry again, after a two year break (see … Continue reading

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Barcelona – soft spring light in a beautiful city

A chance to catch up with a good friend in a city famous for some amazing architecture for a few days. What could be better? So, with delightfully lightweight Fujifilm X-E2 and a couple of lenses in tow, we mooched around, … Continue reading

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A better image-viewer, Fast Picture Viewer …

As you may have read in this post, I’ve been using the Nexus Image viewer for my photo-work. However, it started kicking out an error-message, having worked just fine previously. As it is a single .exe file, there is nothing to … Continue reading

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Fujifilm X-E2 – life on the road

This Fujifilm X-E2 is the camera that I never thought I would find myself owning and using – a compact mirrorless system camera, and non-Canon to boot! This is not intended to be a technical review, as the web is full … Continue reading

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A busy summer around here

Well, summer 2014 was a very busy time for my Red Lenses photography business, which is just how I like it. So, the website has seen extensive updates to include the best examples of all this work: The Green Events, Sites … Continue reading

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Camera gear – move it and use it!

The subject of how best to carry your camera equipment is probably one of the most individualised of subjects for any photographer, depending not only on your gear, but how and where you are travelling. and also the type of … Continue reading

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Colour infrared – the early days

… actually, the very earliest of days as I’ve only had the one outing yesterday with the camera so far, despite having it almost a month, due to the paying photo-work and a week away. So, first things first: What … Continue reading

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Wharncliffe Works, Sheffield … an urban b&w-fest

My b&w experimentation is in full-swing now: After a lovely day up on Kinder, Derbyshire a couple of weeks back – see here – I had an early-evening walk around a part of Sheffield with some wonderful old Victorian-era industrial … Continue reading

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Kinder in b&w

Kinder is a wonderful part of the Peak District National Park, in Derbyshire, UK: It’s not that far from me and I really should visit it more than I do, being a place of contrasts, particularly between the upland gritstone … Continue reading

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Sun trails and biscuit tins!

I’ve been doing solargraphs for a few years now – if you want to read more about them, have a look at my article here. I put a batch of ‘cameras’ out last December, exactly six months ago as I … Continue reading

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