31 Oct 2020

One-Mile Matt

One-Mile Matt

I heard about “burbing” the other day and it got me thinking — I’d already been wondering if I’d explored all my local walking options for lockdown exercise as I was getting a bit bored with my normal routes. I’ve lived here in Hotwells for more than twenty years now, so it’s hardly surprising I’m fairly familiar […]

10 Oct 2020

Social Distance

Social Distance

Street photography is hard at the moment, but seeing as I had to go into town to get a cheque out of the building society (yes, it still seems to be 1975) I figured I’d have a go. I was only planning to snap the sign, but then I saw the cyclist approaching out of the […]

30 Sep 2020

A New Dawn

A New Dawn

So. Photo 30 out of 30 in my September photo-a-day. Actually, I’m going to cheat today and choose two photos from this morning to finish off the project. I checked the weather yesterday, and it said it was going to rain all day for the foreseeable future, starting today, so I got out as early as […]

29 Sep 2020

Missing the Boat

Missing the Boat

29/30 in my September photo-a-day. At the weekend I was admiring the excellent crop on the cover photo of a book — the Penguin Classics version of The Way By Swann’s (pretentious, moi?) It’s a great example of the way a crop can turn an otherwise fairly straightforward photo into something more — adding tension, and emotion. The original picture […]

28 Sep 2020

Belle

Belle

28/30 in my September photo-a-day. It’s nice to see some water-based tourism in Bristol again. The Bristol Packet’s Tower Belle is at least big enough for some social distancing. Bonus pic: I actually went out to see if I could get to Wapping Wharf and back in my lunch hour. I was just coming to the […]