On Scooters

I thought I’d bring together different photographs I’d taken involving scooters. Some of these are abstract compositions and others are more documentary in nature. The most recent pictures were taken just yesterday when I was having a lazy Sunday meander in London’s Soho. Walking down Carnaby Street, I saw embellished scooters outside the Lambretta shop … Read more

Seeing Via Wing & Rear View Mirrors

Yesterday on my way home I saw a leafy tree reflected in a scooter’s wing mirror. ¬†I liked the surreal, abstract quality of this image of my neighbourhood street so I stopped to try and capture what I saw with my iPhone: I started recalling other images I’d taken involving vehicle mirrors and remembered a … Read more

Let it all hang out: observations on washing & identity

I take a lot of pictures of building facades and over the years some of these have been because of the juxtaposition of the architecture with the personal ¬†artefacts displayed. On a recent trip to Venice my eye was drawn to what seemed a quite surreal combination of an old weather-beaten apartment and professional, ultra-modern … Read more

Ways of seeing architecture

I was walking around the City of London yesterday, catching sight of The Shard from different angles and positions. Here’s an image I took of it’s partial reflection in an more geometric building: In the picture below, New York skyscrapers are reflected in a car bonnet: The next picture was taken at The Barbican earlier … Read more