Good light everybody…..good light!

I’ve written in a previous post about the Sean Tucker YouTube videos, and how much they have helped me with my photography. Both in my post-production but more importantly with taking a picture that, where possible doesn’t require any. He also reviewed a book that has had an impact on my photography but also onContinue reading “Good light everybody…..good light!”

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Inside Christ Church – Spitalfields

As a follow up to my previous post, which was a long time ago, my son and I went to the church during the day, and we were able to take these pictures. It was quite special to think that my great-Grandparents were married here over 100 years ago and very little, apart from theContinue reading “Inside Christ Church – Spitalfields”

Family Tree #1 – Christ Church – Spitalfields

After a bit of a break from it, I’ve gone back to researching my family tree on Ancestry.co.uk. This is Christ Church in Spitalfields, where my great-grandfather and grandmother were married on Christmas Day 1892.  A lot of family from my Dad’s side are from the Bethnal Green area of London.  It seems that dueContinue reading “Family Tree #1 – Christ Church – Spitalfields”

Photo a week #4 – “Old and New” – Bloomberg Building and St Stephen Walbrook

The fourth and final image on my ‘old and new’ project. This shot is of the magnificent new Bloomberg building on London’s Cannon Street with the reflection of the church of St Stephen Walbrook. The latter was designed by Sir Christopher Wren in 1671, who, if my research is correct, is one of my ancestors.Continue reading “Photo a week #4 – “Old and New” – Bloomberg Building and St Stephen Walbrook”

Photo a week #1 – Guildhall Buildings

This is the entrance to Guildhall Buildings in the city of London (apparently it’s not The Guildhall Buildings…..so it’s not a typo!) I have been watching to excellent videos by Sean Tucker, with one video in particular really strikes a chord with me.  I won’t add spoilers, but basically, he says get out there andContinue reading “Photo a week #1 – Guildhall Buildings”