This is an extraordinary night sky video made by the US photographer Thomas O’Brien out of half a million images he took over a period of seven years and stitched together using the LRTimelapse software. It is hypnotic, haunting and strikingly beautiful. And do check out Thomas O’Brien’s website, his time-lapse films and his Flickr account.
I love marshlands. Big skies, vast horizons, stretched perspectives, forgotten history recorded in lost villages and abandoned buildings, bleakness and beauty, natural and human, intertwined. These are photos from three marshes in southern England – the Norfolk Broads, mainly along the River Ant, the Romney Marshes in Kent, and the Isles of Sheppey and Grain along the Thames estuary. More photos are on my photography website Light Infusion and on Flickr and 500px. . The Norfolk Broads . The Romney Marshes […]
The architecture of London’s Southbank has always divided opinion. As brutalism goes, I can think of much better examples. Yet viewed through the camera lens rather than the human eye, there is something quite striking, even beautiful, about its concrete starkness.
A weekend of glorious sun in London and I’m almost nostalgic for the misery of the previous eight months of rain and hail and wind and fog. More than once during that time I was reminded of the T-Bone Walker song: They call it Stormy Monday But Tuesday’s just as bad. They call it Stormy Monday But Tuesday’s just as bad. Lord, and Wednesday’s worse And Thursday’s all so sad. Not to worry, the rain returns tomorrow. So, in celebration […]