Gethinthomas's Interesting Things Posts

Captain Sir Thomas Moore (30 April 1920 – 2 February 2021), more popularly known as Captain Tom, was a British Army officer who raised money for charity in the…

This is the Welland viaduct and it crosses the valley of the River Welland between Harringworth in Northamptonshire and Seaton in Rutland, England. The viaduct…

This was just one of those shots you stumble upon. It was taken on a beach in Cornwall ten years ago, one I had forgotten, and the concrete steps are the sea…

Now I am looking for red all the time. This one just fell into my lap earlier today when I wasn't expecting it.

This is one of my favourites, snatched from a train window during a monsoon in April 2012. We had gone for a weekend to Somerset with some friends, an annual…

On December the 1st 2020 I posted a blog about the project to save our village red phone box. Well it looks like we have achieved just that. It has been a…

A relative on Facebook sent me a link today, called The Daily Haiku. It was a cropped shot of a red house that I immediately recognised. After a bit of a trawl…

In 2011 I was a member of a Camera Club. During the summer we met once a week in the evening to go on location. There were normally about fifteen of us and the…

This is Antony Gormley's, Iron:Man in Birmingham. Iron:Man is a statue by Antony Gormley, in Victoria Square, Birmingham, England. The statue is 6 metres (20 ft…

Affinity - a natural liking for or attraction to a person, thing, idea, etc. a person, thing, idea, etc., for which such a natural liking or attraction is felt.…

I'm still playing around with this and I have to say the challenge of having to work out how to do it in Affinity has proved very useful in finally forcing me…

So I have just started trying to recreate this effect in Affinity. It definitely helps to have the right image, and although I do quite like this one of the…

When I took this image about ten years ago it struck me as quite oriental in composition, reminding me of a Japanese print or Chinese table ware like the Willow…

I was outside doing a bit of winter pruning when I spotted way up high, a cloud of crows in ever changing spirals and swirly patterns, the general impression…

One slight problem, I have no idea. It's sort of funny that in looking back through all my old photos I came across a set for a camera club project ten years…

A trip to two ancient churches, the first at Himbleton and the second at Huddington, only a mile or two apart. I took these photos ten years ago and reviewing…
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