Car Park

Not the most seasonal post ever, but it is still within the 12 days of Christmas...  Anyway, I was walking past the Castle Terrace car park in Edinburgh today and noticed that they had some quite extensive Christmas decorations, which seemed really odd for a car park. It's remarkable that they probably make the place look… Continue reading Car Park


A view of Edinburgh Castle on the 1st of January 2015. This was the day after my 5th wedding anniversary, which we decided to spend in Scotland as we got married on Hogmany 2009. For 2015 I am planning to start the whole photo 365 thing again, I managed it for a while last year… Continue reading HNY

New things – Contax RTS III, Zeiss 25mm & Zeiss 18mm

I had a bit of a protracted and unsatisfactory purchase from an Oxfam shop via eBay recently, however it worked out OK in the end I got an RTS III with a 25/2.8 MMJ Distagon, in place of the 28/2.8 that was originally advertised, OK it was full of Fungus but in the end that… Continue reading New things – Contax RTS III, Zeiss 25mm & Zeiss 18mm

Common Areas

Been looking at flats recently. Almost inevitably the bit that piques my creative interests is not the flats themselves, but the common stairs and hallways… Both images below were made with an old Sigma 24mm "Superwide II" lens in Contax mount, picked up off eBay which is proving more than adequate when stopped down a bit… Continue reading Common Areas