Category Archives: Composition

A post of note…

My recent Oxfordshire Artweeks show was at The Piano Gallery* in Faringdon.  I learnt a lot about pianos whilst I was there, and they are interesting things to photograph too. Grand pianos have nice open tops so you can see the arrangement of the strings.  The engineering is amazing, and there are lots of patterns. […]

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Mr Beckford’s Tower

William Beckford (1760-1844) was a man who had amassed a huge fortune from sugar production.  He said, “So, I am growing rich, and mean to build towers.”  He built a very famous one at Fonthill Abbey, which fell down soon after he sold the house (good timing!).  One which remains is “Lansdown Tower” near Bath, […]

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Photography workshop feedback

Some feedback from my “Composition and seeing the picture” photography workshop yesterday: “Thank you very much for yesterday, it was very much enjoyed and appreciated. Comments coming my way include words such as ‘excellent’ and ‘brilliant’ and at least one member was fully enthused to raise her photography to the next level. I hope that […]

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