Reflections in Digbeth

My best pictures are taken with my iPhone

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Should I be worried? Should I ditch my big camera? My most popular photographs are all taken by an iPhone. My most recent one of Gibb Street in Digbeth has been published by several outlets including BBCMidlands, Independent Birmingham, IgersbirminghamUK, Bhamupdates and Source investments. All very pleasing but I would like to talk about my […]

Confetti fields 2020

Confetti Fields 2020

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The Confetti Fields in Wick near Pershore are open but this year you have to prebook because of restrictions caused by the virus. It was a year the Real Flower Petal Confetti Co were beset with problems not only flooding and the Coronavirus but also the first planting was not successful. However they were able […]

Kingswood locks

Days out on the Canal

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Days out with the Grandchildren do not have to be very expensive and we are very fortunate to have the canals near us. Therefore we choose to visit the canal junction at Kingswood which is the home of the Kingswood Arm a short section that links the Grand Union with the Stratford canal. My grandchildren […]

Sturgeon New Moon

Sturgeon New Moon

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Undertaking moon photography is an art form. It can look easy but then again the bright light of the sun reflecting off the moon has to be carefully exposed on camera. If you expose for the wonderful background of the moon in the clouds then invariably the moon becomes an overexposed disc. The answer to […]

The Streets of Warwick

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Warwick is a sleepy market town which is most famous for its castle. The town itself has many interesting streets and buildings. On a sunny Sunday morning, I parked up near to the high street and took a few “classic” pictures of the castle and the town centre. I had my Canon 5D and my […]

Port Loop

Port Loop

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Running was and still is a big part of my life. When the dental hospital was operating out of the Queensway site then we used to take the opportunity to run up to the Soho loop along the Birmingham Canal Old Line. I took my camera with me to revisit the area and my start […]

Graffiti Art in Digbeth

Digbeth Art

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My photographic assignment for my 52 week Flickr group was to photograph Graffiti.  This gave me the excuse to visit Digbeth on a bright Sunday morning.  My first stop was Meriden Street to look at the graffiti done by the streetartist Gent48 on the house which is the home of independent grassroots music venue Suki10C.  They have recently […]