Converted Infrared

First post in over a month, my mojo has gone! Recently I purchased a little point and shoot Canon that’s been converted to infrared. I didn’t get much information on the conversion, it does do a nice black and white though. Liking the photograph of the trees, looks almost impregnable. A winter jungle for the crazy brave to venture. I considered taking out the infrared … Continue reading Converted Infrared

Burtonesque Barcelona

A wee jaunt to Barcelona last week right before Catalonia decides it’s going to declare independence from Spain. There’s a fairly heavy police presence around one of the squares but mainly it’s just tourists and locals going about their daily business. First stop is the Sagrada Familia. They started building it in 1882 with Gaudi taking over as chief architect the following year and dedicating … Continue reading Burtonesque Barcelona

Stumble Bumble

If I’d known then what I know now I’d have gotten all the bees in the image. This is a plaque on the bottom of the Ferdinando I statue in the piazza Santissima Annunziata, Florence. The circle of bees facing the queen represent the industrious Florentines ruled by the grand duke. Apparently local legend says it’s impossible to count the bees using only your eyes, … Continue reading Stumble Bumble