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Luminar ai sky

Luminar ai sky

mouse-over for before view. We'd both like to wish all our fans a very Merry Christmas and Happy virol free New Year! Before the bleak mid-winter sets in, or high summer for our lucky Oz/Nz fans, we thought you'd like to hear about this fab new Luminar ai app which is...

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...

Horse track into mist

mouse-over for before view. Great to be back to almost normal after moving house a few weeks back. We’re now in a rural area, away from the mountains and near the famous river Soane which is but a few fields away. We’ve moved to a 300 year old half timbered farmhouse...

Road to Carcassonne

Road to Carcassonne

mouse-over for before view. Welcome to the first blog with the new Ethereal Textures used! They say all roads lead to Rome, well this one more so as its a typical Roman road that leads from Carcassonne to Rome. I just shot this quick view on my Iphone from the...

the vacancy

the vacancy

mouse-over for before view. Welcome to our first blog of 2016, here's to hoping you, our Dear reader, had a good Xmas and New Year? 🙂 Just going through my old external hard drives and came across this Eastbourne shoot I've dipped into many times and was even lucky...

Hotel Concorde

Hotel Concorde

Welcome to the first Cracks blog, with a bit of a graphical bent, because over the last weekend I found myself both homeless and then booked into this Hotel courtesy of our local Mayor of Beziers, M. Robert Menard who met us outside the house and was both charming and...

Annecy Canal

Annecy Canal

mouse-over for before view. Just back from eastern France, where we visited Annecy, the ancient lakeside mountain town on the Swiss border which, coincidently, during my time as a freelance Getty curator, whilst selecting mostly French imagery, I was delighted to...

Bell Tower

Bell Tower

mouse-over for before view. I’ve recently started using my Lensbaby again, with the Optic 80, ideal for tilt shift effects looking down from the mountains, and frankly a lot lighter to carry! Its also great for capturing a moody, painterly effect. Enhanced by the...

Canal walkers

Canal walkers

mouse-over for before view. Low winter light with its dramatic long shadows can be fabulous, it can also be very hard to process. Here’s one of several I shot just before Xmas at our Canal du Midi’s head of the UNESCO protected 17th century Five locks, i've...

Paint it Black!

Paint it Black!

mouse-over for before view. My first apartment in London after moving south with a college friend after graduating in the 1980’s was in the Hasidic north London Jewish area of Stamford Hill. Our charming Anglo German landlord and his wife we discovered to our...