Archive for the ‘Urban’ Category

I was wearing trousers…

Dane & Clara

Wandering down the canal towpath to my daily haunt, the Mill Arts Centre, I was stopped in my tracks by the lovely popping sound of a Bolinder engine…below the lock in Banbury were Dane and Clara, two wooden narrowboats on their way up to Daventry. Both boats originate from the early 1900s — Dane was […]

Star Shaped

Visual Metaphor

I saved this photo from the day in Birmingham until last (coincidentally it was the last picture I made that day), because it fit in quite nicely with a conversation about visual metaphor I was having with another photographer. It just so happens that I had taken the above photo a couple of days before […]

A Day in Birmingham, pt 5

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A Day in Birmingham, pt 4

I’m always looking out for the quirky when I’m wandering about with a camera…why things capture my eye, I don’t really know, but here are a few more images I took whilst tramping the towpath… . . .

A Day in Birmingham, pt 3

. . I actually went for a ride on the trip boat above…a bit of a busman’s holiday I guess, but it allowed me to see another part of the canal whilst sat down! . .