Fly Edges

On Frozen Pond

On Frozen Pond

mouse-over for before view. I believe this is the first Flypaper Edges 3 blog so Im pleased to be able to post an already popular image I posted a couple of days ago on my Face Book and Flickr accounts! Captured a few weeks ago in the coldest part of winter when the...

Edges 3  Launch

Edges 3 Launch

Click for a bigger view Need to add authentic age to Steampunk imagery or attain a fantasy Alice in Wonderland photographic look? Did you yearn for a natural large plate format photographic feel? Have you ever wanted natural un-contrived edges that are not the...

Antique Edges 2 launch

Antique Edges 2 launch

Click on the mosaic for a bigger view Welcome to our Flypaper Textures 5th anniversary launch and our 2nd much requested new set of Edges! This all new derived antique glass plate negative set is slightly different from the first set as we’ve knocked back the...

Martello Tower

Martello Tower

  This Martello tower is the most northerly of the original remaining 103 towers erected and is situated in Aldeburgh on England’s east coasts Suffolk county, built around 200 years ago to defend England from Napoleon, for which happily they were never needed....

Medieval

Medieval

  Another image from the grounds of Leeds Castle in Kent, I came across this interesting themed hillside camp-site situated beyond their large vineyard which can be glimpsed in the background, and found they’re now running a new Glamping site! All these lovely...

end of the line

end of the line

  Today I wanted to show how I produced this textural feast of a picture using both texture panels of Russell Brown's new Pro-panel. Naturally I started off with first texture set 1 or if you have the Taster pack, they are the same textures but in a loose format....

Still Life Photography

Still Life Photography

  Several months ago our old friend Kevin from Flickr asked us if we would contribute to his new Ebook's chapter on Textures, naturally we were delighted as Kevin is now coincided to be one of the worlds best photographic still life artists with his complex multi...

Old Glass

Old Glass

  Another from my "famous" basement with it's lovely winter window light which is naturally diffused through a very grimy window (no one is allowed to clean it!).  The problem is the basement is unheated and in midwinter it's freezing down there so I don't visit...

Artichokes

Artichokes

I dont think I ate an artichoke until I was a student? After finishing a water-colour still-life of them, as it would have been a crime to throw them out. I'm not saying we lived on just potatoes and boiled cabbage, but up in Yorkshire such things were frowned upon...

Vase of Lisianthus

After a hectic summer working non-stop, I decided to treat myself by reinvesting my earnings in a Photographic lighting studio set-up. Its still very basic. (more about that next time) And as Canon 5D had no flash I had to buy one. At least i'm ready for those darker...