It was a busy September with visits to The Hidden Land in Finnieston, Glasgow School Of Art and a wonder around Glasgow University.
Bob Law: eBook Guide to Walking and Cycling Around the River Clyde
I’ve got a new camera (Canon 80D). 🙂 I’ve been experimenting with it and learning how it works. This months photo diary is a mixture of photos I took on my phone and photos I took on my new camera.
Mary Chapin Carpenter, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, 30 January, 2017 This was a concert in three sets. First we treated to the beautiful voice of Julie Fowlis. She sang several Gaelic songs and the Beatles’ ‘Blackbird’ – her set was far too short! Next was the accomplished, fun, folk band Altan from Donegal, who played […]
King Creosote, aka Kenny Anderson, from Fife and his nine piece band brightened up the Old Fruitmarket stage on Friday, 27 January, 2017. The top quality band, who were made up with sparkly space age gear, included harp, cello, bass, keys, drums, violin, pipes and guitars – with Lomond Campbell (Ziggy) on vocals, Peter […]
Photographs taken in various cemeteries in Glasgow during the Summer of 2016, including Glasgow Necropolis, Western Necropolis and Eastwood Cemetery. ‘ I’m still learning how to take portraits andI can’t afford to hire models, but lo and behold there are many monuments and headstones that give me a chance to practice. I was thrilled with […]
November just past was one of the dullest months on record and so far December has been very wet and dark. In Glasgow we have not had the devastating floods experienced in Cumbria or other places but there has still has been a deluge of steady rain day after day. Here are some of my […]
A good photograph is one you like – even if you can’t explain why you like it. It doesn’t matter a jot whether it would win a photography competition – or whether it is technically perfect. Having said that – an understanding of the technical aspects of photography can help you in your quest to […]
‘Exposure’ was one of the most difficult things for me to understand when I started taking photographs; what it was and how to get it right. In this short article I’ll try to explain in over-simple terms my own understanding of this topic. What does it mean have a photograph correctly exposed? In essence; a […]
It’s the twenty first century and just about everyone takes photographs; on phones, on computers, on games consoles and of course on cameras. Photography is easy? Well yes – on lots of levels it is – but what if you want to take more artistic or technically accomplished photographs? How easy is that? Here are […]
This page contains photographs sent to me by fellow photographers. By Ian Buckland – November, 2010 www.glasgowstreet.org/ Photographs by Jay Voy – October, 2008 Photographs by Paul Wright – July, 2008 You can find more of Paul’s images at: www.lomondimages.net Photographs by Carol Peacock – June 2008 Toy Orchestra – at the Kibble Palace Saturday […]
Some random photos that I’ve taken recently around the West End and further afield. These striking metal Giraffes are in Edinburgh near the St James Shopping Centre. Every time I wandered past them I’ve thought – I should take a photo of those – and this time I did. Above you can see Oran Mor […]
Photos from my Glasgow West End Walks: artist Margaret MacDonald, the wife of Charles Rennie Mackintosh (he said she was the genius of the partnership), Brutalist architecture at Glasgow University, Great Western Road and Kelvinbridge looking very wintery, Kelvingrove Park on a misty morning, Byres Road in the rain, statues in the Kelvingrove Art Gallery […]