Via London

Yesterday I had to go to London on business, so obviously I took my camera (the X100 this time) and spent some of my lunch break and some time after work taking pictures. »

OCOLOY Week 33

Much like last week, the weather this week was mostly grey and dull, making me really feel the onset of winter, and its associated emotional blues. This led me to poke around with some monochrome conversions in Capture One, and on a whim I tried a less contrasty one with a slightly brighter tone curve. I really like it, which is surprising to me because although I've often felt I should try to tone down the contrast a bit (in both mono and colour), up til now I've never really liked the results, thinking they looked too flat. The look »

OCOLOY Week 16

This was a week of locational variety! At the weekend Zoe and I went to visit her sister in Cambridge, and on Wednesday I went to London on business. Alas, it was almost exclusively business, with little time to take pictures. Still, it was good to visit somewhere different from my usual local area, even if the 3 hour train journey each way is a bit of a chore. warehouse sundown rainbow rope wet bike lake bed life ring private photographer »

London Streets

Saturday was a bit of a gamble, weather-wise – originally forecast to be a toasty 29°, this was later amended to warn of possible storms, so the employer-organised picnic Zoe and I were going to in London was cancelled. Having already bought our train tickets, we decided to have a day out in London anyway, and have lunch with my brother and his girlfriend. The 08:00 from Lowestoft to Ipswich. Street photography has always been one of my main interests, along with the more general idea of documentary photography: capturing life, in moments and in its impact on things. One »