Skate parks are excellent places for spotting graffiti. In Carlisle, the park must have been around for some time, because the graffiti had a distinctly ‘layered’ look. Several years of spray painting have created some intriguing images.
This last one I found under a bridge, some distance from the skate park. It was dull and slightly spooky, but jazzed up nicely with some photo-editing tweaks.
I like taking photographs of wide, sweeping landscapes, but sometimes I enjoy focusing on the small stuff. Last week I was rambling around the Solway Firth, and here are some of the mini-images that caught my eye.
Maryport pier has a collection of paving slabs which, if read together, make up a wonderful poem. I couldn’t photograph every slab, because some were too weathered or moss-covered, and the light was poor.
Here are some of the words, along with a couple of nearby memorial wreaths.
A selection of photos I took on the coast near Maryport in Cumbria. I enjoyed playing around with these images. Was looking for patterns and colours in the cliffs, and in the scattered rocks on the beach.
This is a selection of photographs taken on my walk along the Cumbrian coast, between Whitehaven and Workington. I was concentrating on surfaces, textures and the effects of decay on industrial structures.
I didn’t realise our trig pillars turned 80 years old this year. Their construction began in 1936 as part of a comprehensive remapping exercise across the UK. It was a mammoth task, which resulted in 6,500 pillars being installed, often in incredibly remote and inaccessible areas. Continue reading Trig Pillars→