Photon II

Wellington, NZ, 2012: Double exposures captured in camera on a twenty-dollar toy camera called the “Photon“. One of many versions of the now famous Diana, the Photon sports a “Superior” f/8 lens with only one shutter speed of 1/50th of a second. Infamous for their dubious construction, soft focus, light leaks and vignetting, they are […]

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Caddesi

Istanbul, Turkey: The great Turkish metropolis of Istanbul is full of streets- a perfect place for a bit of street photography, back in 2005…

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On the Bus

Wellington, NZ, Jan 2013: The view from the bus at the beginning of the year… Captured on the classic mini rangefinder- the Olympus XA, using Ilford HP5 Black & White film- hand developed (badly) by yours truly…

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Battersea

Battersea, London, 1999: Some exterior photos of the Battersea Powerstation– late 99. This iconic London structure is arguably the most recognisable face of British industrial architecture today. Famous for its Pink Floyd album cover (with the flying pig)- Battersea Powerstation is also a bit of an urban exploration mecca.

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The Monastery

Aswan, Egypt, Dec 2005: After exploring some ancient tombs on the westbank of the Nile (featured here)- we decided to walk across the open desert to the ruined 7th century monastery of St. Simeon. It didn’t look far, but in the heat and harsh enviroment of the desert, it proved to be a bit more […]

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Empire State

New York, February 2004: On my way back to Dublin, I stopped in New York… There had been a blizzard but the Empire State beckoned… Completed in 1931 in distinctive Art Deco style- its roof height at 381 meters (with antenna included 443.2m high)- it’s still one of the highest buildings on the planet- at number […]

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Metéora

Meteora, Greece, April 2003: Metéora, literally translates from Greek as “suspended in the air” or “in the heavens above” – it’s obvious as to why…  It is one of the largest and most important complexes of Eastern Orthodox monasteries in Greece, second only to Mount Athos. This was my first visit to this beautiful and surreal […]

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