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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 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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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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Rainy-day urbex

After the last expedition to photograph abandoned buildings in Sheffield, I was given a lead on one in an area I thought I knew very well. However, this site – despite it’s large size – is tucked away on a … Continue reading

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Into Blue

Just a short post today: I was going to go and try some new bits and pieces out for my camera, but that will have to be for another day: Got distracted by the bluebells, which have been amazing in … Continue reading

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Degraded spaces in Sheffield

You don’t have to venture too far from the centre of Sheffield to still be able to find buildings which have – so far – escaped the redevelopment and gentrification of the centre. You can understand why:  Most consider them … Continue reading

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