that post-storm look

had I been shooting film it would have been a no-brainer, but as I wasn’t it took a whole day to sink-in that the drama of the post-storm light on the water on Sunday would be much better represented in black and white. Digital is funny like that, I find… more »

Bag Lady..

.. not what you might expect, and you’d be unlikely to find one as shapely as this.. the lady in question being a sea kayak, more specifically an NDK Romany called Rosie, named as such by her owner who has left her in my care… I tend not to name… more »

an evening paddle.

Saw my first Sunfish (Mola Mola) of the summer last night while paddling out of Penzance, I haven’t seen one for a while. They’re not ‘common’ in Cornish waters although they are definitely around. They’re easier to spot on calm days as they bask horizontally at the surface of the… more »

Sea foam..

I think I’m suffering a ‘dry’ period with respect to inspiration for words and pictures.. reason being I have got a lot to think about at the moment with respect to business ideas and so on.. doing quite a lot of that thinking on my bike but nothing I could… more »

a few more sea kayaking pics..

apologies for lack of words this past week, busy and lacking inspiration .. so by way of something of a continuation of the Lands End theme in my previous post below I’ll just throw a few ‘sea kayaking Lands End on a very calm spring day’ flavoured pictures at you… more »

back on the water..

back on the water after an enforced layoff of 5 weeks… I felt very out of tune with my boat and I’m still not fully recovered but it was so good to be afloat again. Some pictures follow from the last couple of days. Very little swell running but with… more »

Voigtlander Bessa III: a mini-review

The weekend before last my friends at Montreal’s Leica Boutique asked me to do a brief write up for the newsletter on the new Voigtlander 3 medium format folding rangefinder as a tool for street photography… something I was quite happy to do in return for a roll of film… more »