Category: Photography

  • Iconic Images: Dali Atomicus

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    Iconic Images: Dali Atomicus

    Dali Atomicus Lovely short film about the story behind this famous image taken in collaboration with Salvador Dali. The Photograph was taken by Phillipe Halsman who worked closely with Dali constructing many “outrageous” images.  It’s title is Dali Atomicus and his idea was to celebrate Dali’s painting, Leda Atomica (seen on the right) take the word…

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  • Reflections – Photographs of Liverpool

    It’s been a while since I’ve posted any photographs of Liverpool, so I’ve put together a small collection of some of my favourites. I have made these availble for sale in the shop if you would like to take a closer look. Other interesting art work in Liverpool, in its biennial, can also be found…

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  • Sharp Art Photography

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    Sharp Art Photography

    I’m starting to build up a new Photography section and have started with cityscapes of London. Had the most glorious, crisp evening walking down from Trafalgar Square down to Waterloo Bridge. The Forth Plinth was playing resident to a piece called ‘Powerless Structures Fig. 101’ by Elmgreen and Dragset. Cast in bronze it mirrors the more…

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  • Crosby Beach

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    Crosby Beach

    Crosby Beach, 11.30 ish? Sunday 20th May – beautiful. Quiet, warm, very gentle breeze. Just had to take my shoes off and walk along the water’s edge. Often call by to see how the Iron Men are doing (Antony Gormley’s Another Place) and it’s generally more interesting with strong clouds and weather. Today, however, was…

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  • Artists Wanted: Pete Eckert

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    Artists Wanted: Pete Eckert

    Absolutely amazing portrait of an amazing and unassuming man. Beautiful concepts, ethereal; I loved this. | Artists Wanted | In Focus : Pete Eckert from Artists Wanted on Vimeo.

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  • Art of Motion

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    Art of Motion

    This is just fun. Have been looking at stop-motion animation quite a bit recently and this cropped up.

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  • Just Like Heaven – through the camera’s lens and the mind’s eye. – Pictory

    Just Like Heaven – Our happiest places, through the camera’s lens and the mind’s eye. – Pictory. A Passing Smile “After weeks of traveling alone through Sri Lanka, I found myself on an old train high up in the Ceylon Mountains. This passing smile from a woman on another train encapsulated the unmistakable feeling of joy…

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  • Infrastructure – The underpinnings that make civilization civilized. – Pictory

    Infrastructure – The underpinnings that make civilization civilized. – Pictory. Fabulous, fabulous images. This by Photographer: Ben Held

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  • Pop Art Tutorial

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    Pop Art Tutorial

    There are many Photoshop tutorials out there with help on creating different finishes and effects. This one whizzes through one way of creating a Pop Art image. The video I like the way he demonstrates very quickly with no messing around. You do have to watch his cursor closely to see precisely what he’s clicking…

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  • Stuck In Customs – Again…

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    Stuck In Customs – Again…

    Being Stuck in Customs is not such a bad thing, really. Especially when there is a new product being released – their HDR  (High Dynamic Range ) tutorial DVD containing over 6 hours of instructional workshops specially edited to teach anyone of any skill level how to create amazing images with HDR.

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