Experimental abstract – “The Toy Shop”

Good day everyone,

A new experimental abstract work titled “The Toy Shop”. I’ve been experimenting with some new techniques this weekend.

Best wishes

Leigh

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One more post for the road

One more post this evening, a new work simply entitled “Bistro”. If I don’t get out soon and take some new photos I’ll end up chewing the carpet :).Β  I’ve been quite frustrated lately with the combination of bad weather and lack of opportunity. Been occupying myself with experimenting with some new processing techniques.

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Yesterday’s Newspapers

When I was younger there was a saying “yesterday’s newspaper is today’s fish and chip wrapper” or words to that effect. Of course that was when fish and chips used to be sold wrapped in newspaper and the ink was black and not today’s toxic colour inks. I’m reminded of the saying when thinking about blog posts, tweets etc, what’s the shelf life like on a blog post let alone a tweet?. Blog, Tweet and Flickr sounds like it should be the name of a firm of solicitors doesn’t it! :).

Oh, I nearly forgot, a new photo “Black Cat on a Wall” :).

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A few fun shots from 2014 that made me smile

I thought I’d share a few of my more lighthearted fun works taken this year :). “Angels Twenty” :Β  Biggles the Bear Takes to the Air!”, “Face Off!”, “Noddy rides again”, “I said right!”, “”I’d have chosen a Chardonnay!” (including THAT seagull again) πŸ™‚ and “Cat Critique”.

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Two different works : “The timeless art of vandalism” and “It’s a living thing”

Good day,

Thought I’d post a couple of different works this morning. The first is a black and white work entitled “The timeless art of vandalism” lines scratched in a bus shelter window and the second is entitled “It’s a living thing”, an abstract work which started life as a shot of a gnarled tree trunk.

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Have a great day,

Leigh

Another nautical-themed abstract work and THAT Seagull

Another nautical-themed abstract creation. Somehow it doesn’t seem to matter where I go that seagull keeps following me around and sneaking in to my shots :). Been raining heavily since early morning and thought I’d concentrate on processing work today..

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Sometimes that bird gets in on the act very obviously like this.shot “Birds’s Eye view”

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or like this shot “SurrEAlgull”

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whilst other times like this shot “Less is More” he sneaks in less obviously πŸ™‚

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and even more subtly perched on the breakwater in this shot “Stranger on The Shore”

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.I could be in the middle of the Sahara Desert and take only one shot and THAT bird would find me!! πŸ™‚

PS. I hope you like the new blog theme.

York House Gardens – Statues

I took these photos of the statues at York house and Gardens in Twickenham, U.K. This is a beautiful spot and well worth a visit. I wanted the HDR to bring out the detail and decided whilst processing to bring out the lushΒ vegitation.

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