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Filmy

I spend far too much time on Flickr and a lot of that time gawking at photos shot on old-fashioned film. Flickr may have millions of users toting digital-compacts, and probably just as many who are unhealthily obsessed with their DSLRs, but it also has a really strong community of those who won’t – and […]

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Centre Point

An incomplete assortment of things I like: Ascending really tall buildings in cities to gawk from the top Taking photographs from said tall buildings Playing with expensive cameras and lenses All of the above in one morning Today I was lucky enough to achieve #4 on that list, as Nikon announced its new D5000 DSLR* […]

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BBC Click / ITN

The Easter-themed segment I filmed for the BBC last week went out this morning and repeats over this weekend. It’s not yet on iPlayer, so here’s a low resolution clip: (Video) And while on the subject of shameless self-promotion, here’s the thing I did for ITN the other week:

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Welcome to planet Westfield

Yesterday, as part of my continued escapades in media whoredom, I took a trip to BBC Television Centre in White City. I hadn’t been there since 2002, and was surprised to see that an enormous shopping centre has landed opposite. Here’s the Westfield centre in all its near-deserted, sterile glory: It was quite an odd […]

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It’s a bunny old world

If you write about the same subject for long enough you’ll find that there are a few short phrases that you have to repeat with such depressing regularity that they trip from fingers to word processor without so much as a detour through your brain. And then there are the ones you never thought you’d […]

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Doing nothing

There’s something strange about sitting in an office all day, knowing that not far away there’s much newsworthy action taking place. We were going to press today – by the time I escaped with a camera the West End was quiet and, save for a few discarded placards and dozens of police, much the same […]

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