Came across this working antique large format camera in a car boot sale. A reminder of how simple capturing light for photographic purposes can be. Ten minutes of trying to learn how to focus and frame on my son made me appreciative of the many modern day advances in photography.
In the 12 century the French philosopher, Bernard de Chartres, is thought to have introduced the metaphor of dwarfs ‘standing on the shoulders of giants’ as a way of expressing the meaning of “discovering truth by building on previous discoveries”. It is with that aim that the Plastic Surgery departments of the Wessex region and beyond came together to share […]
Did you hear the one about the monkey who used a photographer’s camera while his back was turned and earned a fortune for his efforts? Unfortunately for David Slater from Monmouthshire, this was no laughing matter. Naruto, a male macaque monkey has been in a hotly contested legal battle with Mr Slater for the copyright […]
‘Sorrow’ by Natasa Balogh is the winner of Flash Points, a photographic competition to spark ideas and innovation in Public Health. This stark black and white image shows a 97 year old mother in the final stages of Dementia being cared for by her loving daughter. As the viewer, this intimate shot leaves me wondering […]
Bluebells have taken over the woodland floors. So here are five facts you may not have known about the UK’s best loved wild flower: Fact 1: Scientific Title – Hyacinthoides non-scripta Fact 2: Folklore states that fairies gather when bluebells are rung Fact 3: Bluebell sap was suitably sticky and toxic to bind books and stop […]