Tag Archives: Nikon 810

Jul 25

Weekly photo challenge: Up close

This was taken during our visit to Washington in May. It’s taken over the shoulder of the last man standing in the  soup kitchen line at the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial Garden. If you’re in Washington – do go. It’s an amazing garden and memorial – very peaceful. Very moving. For more takes on this […]

Aug 27

Weekly Photo Challenge: Fray

When you think of the word “fray” it tends to involve thread and clothing coming apart. It’s not something you normally associate with iron or metal. They rust. But looking at the way the paint is fraying on these metal structures made me change my mind Taken at Beamish. For other takes on Fray click […]

Aug 20

Weekly Photo Challenge: Silhouette

I’m not sure if these really qualify as silhouettes. They were taken  from Riverside studios across to Hammersmith Bridge at about 10.30pm.       For other takes on this challenge click here

Aug 17

Woodham Mortimer: an awful lot of history

If you are traveling along the A414 to Malden you will go through Woodham Mortimer and you will pass this view. Blink – of course – and you will miss it. On the left of the road there is a church and a house with a blue plaque. To the right there is  what appears […]

Aug 11

Weekly photo challenge: Texture

These images were captured today off Southend Pier. The texture of the day is courtesy of Hurricane  Bertha!   For further takes on this challenge click here

Jun 22

weekly Photo Challenge: Between

I took this photo last year as they destroyed the Taylor Centre in Southend.  I wanted to capture the last few moments of an iconic part of  Southend’s architecture. For those of you not from Southend the Taylor Centre was a multi- agency NHS centre, with a vile smelling multi-storey car park underneath. But as […]

May 17

Weekly Photo Challenge: Work of Art

This was taken in Bethnel Green Cemetery, the day we went to look for my Great Grandfather. We didn’t find him; he was buried in a pauper’s grave, and it has gone. We did find these two. Now, I don’t know about you… but  not only does it remind me of the original ending of […]