The Abstract Grasses project started as an experiment in more conceptual photography. A piece of Barley grass and various natural abstract backgrounds all found either in my back garden or in nearby parks and nature reserves.
Most of the images were created in camera using single or multiple exposures. More recent images have taken this further and used Photoshop and Lightroom to combine more exposures, in part to compensate for the two shots in a Multiple Exposure limitation with my Fuji camera, but also to keep exploring possibilities.
The pretty coloured houses on the island of Burano in the Venice Lagoon provide a wealth of photographic opportunity. Traditionally you see views of rows of houses all painted in bright contrasting colours.
For this series, I went closer exploring the textures of the crumbling paint and the, sometimes, extreme colour contrasts between neighbouring houses. Walking the quiet streets away from the tourists allowed the chance to explore in depth.
Dragonfly hunting can be hugely unrewarding. Many of them fly around for hours and never rest.
But when they do, the results can be wonderful.
A Panel of 15 images that formed my successful submission to become an Associate of the Royal Photographic Society
The showroom manikins of London's Bond Street live their lives, dressing up, posing, and throwing shapes oblivious to the economic crisis. They seem oblivious…