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Themes: Rust

This is the first in a series of posts which discuss the various themes of my photography to date and to help me find a path to where I want to go with it.  Here is my previous post kicking this of with the reasoning behind this method.

So, rust…

I have always been fascinated by rust, well I say “always” certainly for many many years and I can’t help taking pictures of it when I see it.

What is it about rust? Continue reading “Themes: Rust”

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Still here

Not sure but I think this old car is waiting to be rescued or at least for some attention.  Spotted it hiding in the trees in Joshua Tree

Submitting as my entry for this Weeks WPC; Waiting

Photo competition: What is this?

Okay so maybe it’s not quite a competition as there is no prize and I actually don’t know the right answer so ‘winning’ here is me finding out exactly what this is.

I took this last year near Salton Sea; it was in the middle of nowhere and looks a little like some kind of missile though my theory it’s more a drilling rig or something like that.

What do you think?

Phoenix-4443 (Large)

 

Phoenix and Scottsdale

Had a great weekend in Phoenix last week which will (for reasons I won’t go into) be a most memorable one.

Anyway, we stayed in an AirBnB apartment near the centre having driven all evening on Friday.  Yes, through all that rain; it was dry when we arrived however though that did not last as by next morning the rain had caught us up. Continue reading “Phoenix and Scottsdale”

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Taken on Olympus Pen-f edited in VSCO via phone

PoF: Rust

Took these a week or so ago in Joshua Tree of a mine winch. Continue reading “PoF: Rust”

Mirrorless part 6- time to call it

A weekend with the Olympus Pen-F and I am sold. Continue reading “Mirrorless part 6- time to call it”

Palm Springs and Joshua Tree

A week or two ago we went on an unplanned visit to Palm Springs.  I say unplanned but with my girlfriend planning is a necessity as she can’t bare to not have as much lined up as possible.  It was unplanned because until a week earlier we had no intention of going there.  A close friend called the Sunday before and told us tat she had double booked herself at one of her timeshares and we could have a free weekend in a condo if we wanted… err yes of course we do! Continue reading “Palm Springs and Joshua Tree”

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