I really like the tone of red — a weird kind of terracotta — coming through the washed out aqua. It’s quite unexpected but works. The dirty greeny-yellow of the window blind in the second picture makes the mix even more interesting. Its just one of many unusual colour combinations that I came across on my recent trip to the Motherland. Every corner you turned down held a new surprise. Beautiful.
I’m sure I’ve raised a few looks recently as I snapped away at pavements. For some reason I’m turned on by plastic. Not in a sexual, deviant kind of way! Nothing wrong with that, mind you… Inspiration can come from anywhere but I’m not even sure that I’m inspired by these images. Intrigued may be a better word. There’s something about the texture and shapes of these discarded bunches of plastic and industrial wrapping that have drawn me as […]
Some photographs I took back in the summer. I liked the shadows cast on the stairs. The sort of zig zag. And the intense red of the door. RED. One of my favourite colours. Strong, intense and bloody. I guess its an ode to Kertesz, the great photographer, on whom I shall do a post shortly. Been meaning to do that for ages. As you’ve noticed tweaked things a bit. New background colour. Deep, slate GREY. Another of my favourites. […]
More random textures from My Great Archive Of Really Terrible Pics. No connection that I can think of apart from them feeling right. Let’s sea, sorry see. The burnt down pier on Brighton beach, the Lady stood outside my window one evening casting a ghoulish shadow, a target drawn on tarmac and a bricolage hodge-podge fence. Like I said, no connection whatsoever_