Author Archives: Michael Hilton

A Popular Subject

If you Google gormley another place you’ll get many thousands of images of this artwork/installation/sculpture.  “Another Place” is 100 cast-iron, life-size figures spread over more than a mile of beach, and about half a mile out into the sea. This picture is … Continue reading

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Bamboo

The tagline of this website has always been “photography is art” and hopefully the picture above proves that.  It has just been accepted for the 2019 Chester Grosvenor Open Art Exhibition.  Almost all the other exhibits are paintings in one … Continue reading

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The Flow of Time – Eastgate Clock

This is the famous Eastgate clock in the centre of Chester; in a time exposure on an iPhone using camera movement during the exposure and some neat software to make that long exposure possible.

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The End of the Day

This is a non-abstract sunset; the trees give a big clue that it’s in Tuscany. They make a great lead-in to the picture.

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The Poppies Tour at IWM

I will be one of many people that found this view of the poppies “Wave” visit to the Imperial War Museum Salford.  But that’s no reason not to publish the picture as the location and composition of the poppies cascading from … Continue reading

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Cloudy Sunset

I do like pictures with clouds in, and this local sunset certainly has some spectacular ones!

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It’s the Opposite

It’s perhaps the opposite of landscape photography.  Everything’s moving very fast, there’s hardly any light, no time to check camera settings even if you could see them in the dark. It’s mostly down to the skill of the dancers and … Continue reading

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Poppies

You just can’t beat poppies for a bold splash of colour – sometimes.  This is early in the day with the sun still low and behind the flowers, illuminating the petals; I tried another field of them around midday but … Continue reading

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Layer on Layer

Sometimes the landscape takes on an almost abstract quality, helped by the early-morning mists.  I guess this is an example of ‘less is more’?  The 200mm lens helped to find and isolate uncluttered parts of the scene.

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The Bridge – Again

A recent post was the bridge at Queensferry.  I’m pleased that this picture has now been accepted for the 156th Edinburgh International Exhibition of Photography.  A very difficult photographic exhibition to be accepted for (I should know – I’ve only had … Continue reading

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