Day 365: One Minute To Midnight (The End)

Day 365: One Minute To Midnight (The End)

And so the project comes to an end. I decided to finish on this, the sister image to the first image of my project. The …

 

Day 364: Memories Of Africa

Day 364: Memories Of Africa

The day and the flight were long. We arrived in Amsterdam late, my wife had to attend a medical emergency on the plane and that …

 

Day 363: Nairobi City Market

Day 363: Nairobi City Market

And so came to an end our African adventure. This was our last full day in Kenya. We traveled down from Embu to Nairobi in …

 

Day 362: Rain On Leaf

Day 362: Rain On Leaf

After our game drive we travelled back down the valley to Nyeri to stay in Outspan Hotel. Outspan is an old colonial lodge and is …

 

Day 361: Abadares Panorama

Day 361: Abadares Panorama

This panorama really does not do the view justice. The Abadares National Park is just insanely beautiful! This was taken mid-way through our game drive …

 

Day 360: Tusks

Day 360: Tusks

After the festivities of Christmas we hit the road again. Traveling first to Outspan, the colonial home of Lord Robert Baden-Powell, then onto the famous …

 

Day 359: Kenyan Christmas Dinner

Day 359: Kenyan Christmas Dinner

I went through the pictures I took on Christmas day. Lots of them were of my new family and I would feel strange posting them …

 

Day 358: BEWARE! Dangerous Edges!

Day 358: BEWARE! Dangerous Edges!

We spent a fair bit of time on the road between Embu and Nairobi. Its being completely rebuilt by the chinese government and it is …

 

Day 357: Loading The Likoni Ferry

Day 357: Loading The Likoni Ferry

Our time at Diani Beach reached it’s inevitable end and we travelled back to Nairobi to prepare for the Christmas festivities. On our way back …

 

Day 356: Our Home By The Sea, Villa Barizi

Day 356: Our Home By The Sea, Villa Barizi

This was were we stayed for our few days at Diani Beach. The place was amazing. The roof was held up by this single huge …

 

Day 355: Go On, Dive In

Day 355: Go On, Dive In

This day was spent in full relaxation mode in a beachside bar on Diani Beach. Many things passed in front of the lens that day. …

 

Day 354: Diani Beach Artisan

Day 354: Diani Beach Artisan

With the trauma of the second wedding and travel to the coast behind us we settled down to relax at our ocean-side getaway. Walking down …

 

Day 353: Mamma Dennys General Shop

Day 353: Mamma Dennys General Shop

Due to horrible logistics a lot of our time in Kenya was spent on the bus travelling between Nairobi and Embu. Heading back down from …

 

Day 352: Kenyan Wedding Day

Day 352: Kenyan Wedding Day

Unsurprisingly you don’t have time to take many pictures when you are getting married (again). The day was long and very very fun. Getting married …

 

Day 351: Embu Catholic Cathedral

Day 351: Embu Catholic Cathedral

The main reason for the trip to Kenya was to have our second wedding ceremony. This was the venue. The new cathedral in Embu my …

 

Day 350: Welcome To Kenya

Day 350: Welcome To Kenya

We travelled through the night on Kenya Airlines. When we arrived we were exhausted and had a long day ahead of us. Whilst traversing the …

 

Day 349: Schipol Sculpture

Day 349: Schipol Sculpture

And so starts the beginning of the end of my 365 project. For the past 2 ish weeks I have been in Kenya. From today …

 

Day 348: I’m Off

Day 348: I’m Off

This will be my last post for a couple of weeks. Rest assured I will be finishing the 365 project, I just won’t be able …

 

Day 347: Repellent

Day 347: Repellent

Only two more sleeps till Kenya! Or three if you count the one I’m supposed to have on the plane. Tomorrow will probably be my …

 

Day 346: Silverware

Day 346: Silverware

Today has been one of planning and packing. Finding a photo was low on the list. However I did find time to roam around the …

 

Day 345: Taking My Picture

Day 345: Taking My Picture

I had a decision to make regarding this days picture. I shot an entire roll of the poundland film and got it into the lab …

 

Day 344: Moon At Sunset

Day 344: Moon At Sunset

I’m quite happy with how this turned out. The sunset was beautiful today but I only caught the colour of the sky form my flat. …

 

Day 343: Andy’s Lunch

Day 343: Andy’s Lunch

Today was my last full day of work before the Kenya trip! Ok ok I’m in tomorrow morning but I wanted to go out …

 

Day 342: Injury

Day 342: Injury

I have been struggling with this impressive blister since Sunday. It was formed in the line of duty stretching inner-tubes onto tilt lenses! Hot rubber …

 

Day 341: Installing

Day 341: Installing

Not a lot of time today. The preparations for Kenya are in full swing. Here I am installing Office onto a netbook that is heading …

 

Day 340: Let’s Cook

Day 340: Let’s Cook

I found out today that I didn’t get the job I was up for at work. Ah well it wasn’t a pay raise and it …

 

Day 339: Meadowhell Gets It’s Tribute

Day 339: Meadowhell Gets It’s Tribute

We were not supposed to be buying Christmas presents this year what with us being in Kenya for the festive period. I had not taken …

 

Day 338: Mince Pie

Day 338: Mince Pie

The wife ventured out into the drifts this afternoon and came home with some festive fayre. My mince pie did not last very long. I …

 

Day 337: Fun Friday

Day 337: Fun Friday

Every friday in the office we cut loose a little. Recently we have been having a Forza Motorsport III tournament. This is Ross and Nick …

 

Day 336: Things People Do In The Snow

Day 336: Things People Do In The Snow

They build igloos! I wonder if they are sleeping in it tonight?

 

Day 335: Snowpocalypse Now

Day 335: Snowpocalypse Now

What a day. It started with a hike through the 15 inches of snow that fell last night on Sheffield. We had a travel clinic …

 

Day 334: Snow Joke

Day 334: Snow Joke

There was no way I was going to be traipsing around today to find a picture to post. I have been ill all day and …

 

Day 333: Poundland Is My New Favourite Shop

Day 333: Poundland Is My New Favourite Shop

My obsession with film is taking hold. 2011 will definitely be my film year. I heard from flickr user Andy Martin that Poundland were selling …

 

Day 332: Strike A Pose

Day 332: Strike A Pose

Went for a shop this afternoon in the freezing cold. I spotted these two sartorial gentlemen in the basement of Debenhams. They were most willing …

 

Day 331: One Small Step

Day 331: One Small Step

There was a snow fall last night. I had a traipse around this morning and took some shots. This is my footprint in virgin snow. …

 

Day 330: Huh? What? Really?

Day 330: Huh? What? Really?

There is no real explanation for this. Its Friday night.

 

Day 329: Tilted View

Day 329: Tilted View

This was taken with the same Dormaplan tilt lens as yesterday. I am not happy with the lens and so shall not be selling it. …

 

Day 328: Meyer-Optik Gorlitz Dormiplan 2.8/50

Day 328: Meyer-Optik Gorlitz Dormiplan 2.8/50

This is a product of a tilt lens I built today. Made from the aforementioned Meyer-Optik Gorlitz Dormiplan 2.8/50 lens this one is a vintage …

 

Day 327: My View (Testing The New Lens)

Day 327: My View (Testing The New Lens)

Ok, ok, this is a bit of a cop out shot. This is where I sit and do my thing. In front of the telly …

 

Day 326: DIY Tilt Lens Mark IV

Day 326: DIY Tilt Lens Mark IV

I completed two of my next generation lilt lenses yesterday and both have already sold! I’m still waiting on some Canon fittings to arrive once …

 

Day 325: Orange Berries

Day 325: Orange Berries

I spotted these berries this morning on the way to pick up a film I have had developed. They must be very poisonous. Not even …

 

Day 324: Dunc Is Visiting

Day 324: Dunc Is Visiting

My friend Dunc has come to visit to plan the Kenya trip. Another shot using Spica, it might only be useful in certain circumstances.

 

Day 323: Washington Gig Poster

Day 323: Washington Gig Poster

A little after work drinking led me to this picture. I am trying out a new iPhone app for creating high contrast B&W shots its …

 

Day 322: Oliver’s Mugshot

Day 322: Oliver’s Mugshot

Today was another “Hey Greg? Do you have your camera on you?” day. I was charged with taking a picture of a new member of …

 

Day 321: A Box Of Memories

Day 321: A Box Of Memories

Music has always been a huge part of my life. However it’s probably not as important to me now as it was when I was …

 

Day 320: Graduation Day

Day 320: Graduation Day

I graduated today. Top of my course with 1st Class Honours. I am proud. Obviously I was not able to take many photos myself today. …

 

Day 319: The Roof At St Pancras

Day 319: The Roof At St Pancras

So our London weekend has come to an end. We left from the magnificent, newly refurbished, St Pancras station. Built in 1867 this roof was …

 

Day 318: Camden Lock Panorama

Day 318: Camden Lock Panorama

Our wedding anniversary was a wash out. Horrible weather so we spent most of the day in out hotel bed drinking champagne watching F1. I …

 

Day 317: Lucy Got Engaged

Day 317: Lucy Got Engaged

My apologies for the lateness of this posting. The wife and I have been in that London on a double celebration. My sister Lucy (pictured) …

 

Day 316: OADIN

Day 316: OADIN

After all the hassle with the flickr deletions its good to get back on track. Heading to London tomorrow, debating wheter to take the DSLR …

 

Day 315: Remembrance

Day 315: Remembrance

Bent double, like old beggars under sacks, Knock-kneed, coughing like hags, we cursed through sludge, …

 

Day 314: Fabric Abstract

Day 314: Fabric Abstract

It was late night opening at John Lewis tonight. I needed to get a shirt for my graduation and the wife needed a nice little …

 

Day 313: Scarred

Day 313: Scarred

This a friend of mine who was stabbed a while back. They got the guy who did it on the same night but he had …

 

Day 312: Night Reflections

Day 312: Night Reflections

Just a shot from outside my window and a day of low inspiration.

 

Day 311: New Shoe Detail

Day 311: New Shoe Detail

I bought some new shoes yesterday. My slip on Vans are not going to cut it this winter. I also wanted something I could wear …

 

Day 310: Red Inversion

Day 310: Red Inversion

This is a detail of some of the grafitii decoration in the Bowery Bar in Sheffield. I was in there this afternoon having a beer …

 

Day 309: John Steinbeck

Day 309: John Steinbeck

Trying out the new Hipstamatic Salvador Dali pack by taking a picture of my Kindle screensaver. Not a bad result eh?

 

Day 308: Going Natural

Day 308: Going Natural

My wife has taken out her braids and has reverted to a natural style haircut. She usually treats her hair with chemicals to straighten it …

 

Day 307: Is my Slug on the way out?

Day 307: Is my Slug on the way out?

I have been having issues with my Linksys NSLU2 recently. Phantom resets, reboots and failure to boot to its unslung drive . I think I …

 

Day 306: A Measure

Day 306: A Measure

A tape measure shot with my macro lens and edited with Colour Efex Pro. I love this lens It has wafer thin depth of field.

 

Day 305: SKULL

Day 305: SKULL

Wow it’s November! This year has flown by only two months left. I found this outside my flat today. Its a balloon obviously left over …

 

Day 304: iPhone ICM

Day 304: iPhone ICM

I’ve spent most of the day stripping lenses for conversion to tilt lenses. I only destroyed one! Anyway I nearly forgot about my pic for …

 

Day 303: New Suit

Day 303: New Suit

Went shopping for a new suit today. Graduation is fast approaching and I will need one for my African wedding. To be honest I struggled …

 

Day 302: Matt Just Left

Day 302: Matt Just Left

It was Matt’s last day at work today. He is off to better and brighter things, in Wales. All the best Matt you are a …

 

Day 301: On Assignment

Day 301: On Assignment

Oh dear. I am a bit embarrassed to be posting this. I was asked at work today to take a picture of a prize we …

 

Day 300: Melodica

Day 300: Melodica

Day 300! Another milestone passed. Without jinxing it I think I will definitely complete this project now. The last couple of weeks should be interesting …

 

Day 299: Irony

Day 299: Irony

A day of low inspiration. But on a plus not my wife got her teeth fixed! You wouldn’t know she had smashed them up! Her …

 

Day 298: Ross Noble In Full Flow

Day 298: Ross Noble In Full Flow

We had a work night out tonight to see the wonderfully stream of conciousness Ross Noble. I swear he made the whole show up on …

 

Day 297: Someone Else’s Cake

Day 297: Someone Else’s Cake

Remember the tough few days I was going through that I didn’t want to talk about? Well now I can. On Thursday night after my …

 

Day 296: Wilting Rose

Day 296: Wilting Rose

These roses are slowly wilting in my front room. I wanted to test out my strobes tonight so I put some new batteries in them …

 

Day 295: Clamp It

Day 295: Clamp It

There is a G-Clamp hanging off the table on my balcony Its there for when I am working on the DIY tilt lenses. Right now …

 

Day 294: Soup Stack (Through The Retina)

Day 294: Soup Stack (Through The Retina)

It’s been a hell of a day. Not quite ready to share the story but its been very bad. This shot is an afterthought.

 

Day 293: Crucible Zoom.

Day 293: Crucible Zoom.

Went out last night to do some long exposure photography with my Twitter friend Rob. We had a great night photographing Sheffield landmarks. It was …

 

Day 292: Messing With Strobes

Day 292: Messing With Strobes

I think the batteries are dying on my wireless triggers. Was getting crazy misfires today. Only got consistent strobe pops about 6inches from the receiver. …

 

Day 291: Lit Up

Day 291: Lit Up

This is our new lamp. The wife bought it. It has not switch. You touch it to change the level of brightness. I ant to …

 

Day 290: My Minolta

Day 290: My Minolta

This is my Minolta Dynax 3xi I took it out last night and shot a whole roll of Ilford ISO 3200. I was rather tipsy …

 

Day 289: Sensor cleaning day

Day 289: Sensor cleaning day

Bit of a cheat this one. I was reading about how to check your sensor for dust so I set my fstop as small as …

 

Day 288: Place. Mat.

Day 288: Place. Mat.

For some reason taking a picture was far from my mind today. It wasn’t that I forgot. I think I just succumbed to the inevitability …

 

Day 287: In Practice

Day 287: In Practice

This week I remembered I had a band practice. After forgetting about it last week and letting the guys down I had to make amends. …

 

Day 286: The Bomgar Hat

Day 286: The Bomgar Hat

Ok this one is going to take some explaining. I work in technical support. Sometimes we need to do remote desktop support. To do that …

 

Day 285: Autumn Light & Lens Flare

Day 285: Autumn Light & Lens Flare

The evening light was stunning today. I couldn’t resist trying to get a decent lens flare effect.

 

Day 284: All Visitors Must Go Vegan To Reception

Day 284: All Visitors Must Go Vegan To Reception

My friend Jamie spotted this last week and told me I should use it for my 365. Today I walked past it and took a …

 

Day 283: John Peel RIP

Day 283: John Peel RIP

This piece of street art pretty much sums up how the people of Sheffield feel about John Peel. Instead if it being painted over when …

 

Day 282: Street Photography

Day 282: Street Photography

I usually don’t like taking street photos because people judge you. Like the lady on the left…

 

Day 281: BB’s Double Shot Cap

Day 281: BB’s Double Shot Cap

Went for an Italian meal at BB’s on Division Street last night. The wife ordered a double shot cappuccino as she was coming off nights …

 

Day 280: Three Old Toys

Day 280: Three Old Toys

This is the result of last weeks ebay trawl. Three old 28mm lenses prime for tilt shift conversion. They are a Tokina Pentax K-Mount an …

 

Day 279: Tilted Trees

Day 279: Tilted Trees

I don’t know why but I cant stop taking pictures of trees with my tilt shift lens. The light was just right on the trees …

 

Day 278: Pegs & Head

Day 278: Pegs & Head

Nearly forgot to take a picture today. I had planed to try a timelapse of the night falling and the lights coming on around my …

 

Day 277: Who Photographs The Photographers?

Day 277: Who Photographs The Photographers?

Walking through the park today I spotted this guy with a tripod and long lens taking pictures of they guys at the skate park. I …

 

Day 276: Autumn Approaches

Day 276: Autumn Approaches

You can tell by looking at the trees that Autumn is upon us. The colours on the green were beginning to look good. Give it …

 

Day 275: The Local

Day 275: The Local

Another shot with my DIY tilt shift.I cant get that thing off my camera at the moment It just opens a whole new world of …

 

Day 274: The Fire Within

Day 274: The Fire Within

Yeah I went out for a few beers last night. Still managed to get an early night though.

 

Day 273: Tilt Test Two

Day 273: Tilt Test Two

As I was back at work today and the weather had improved slightly, I took my DIY Tilt Shift Lens out with me. Its a …

 

Day 272: DIY Tilt Shift Lens

Day 272: DIY Tilt Shift Lens

This is the DIY tilt shift lens I spent the last couple of months hacking together. I have been intrigued by the tilt shift images …

 

Day 271: DIY Tilt Shift Experiment

Day 271: DIY Tilt Shift Experiment

If you have been following my 365 project you will have seen a couple of posts regarding me building a DIY tilt-shift lens. Well today …

 

Day 270: Sobriety Test

Day 270: Sobriety Test

It was tough. Went out for dinner with my wife’s workmates. It turned into a boozy night (for them). I however was on call for …

 

Day 269: Asphalt Abstract

Day 269: Asphalt Abstract

This texture hot was inspired by my new L-Mob iPhone app. It’s a fun app that rivals Hipstamatic on my phone now. This was a …

 

Day 268: Bin Store

Day 268: Bin Store

Another nothing shot today. I’m tired and was at work all day so I took a picture of a door with some bins behind.

 

Day 267: Yum yum

Day 267: Yum yum

I found a new and interesting iPhone app call lo-mob which is supposed to be a mobile lomo. This is my first result with it. …

 

Day 266: Don’t Take My Picture

Day 266: Don’t Take My Picture

Ross really didn’t want me to take his picture today. Hard luck Ross. You are all over the internet now.

 

Day 265: Williams Brothers Of Sheffield

Day 265: Williams Brothers Of Sheffield

I took the wife to the dentists today and parked in side road down Kellham Island way. I hopped out of the car to try …

 

Day 264: Minor Convertable

Day 264: Minor Convertable

Look at this lovely little car! Just look at it! Isn’t it lovely. Someone in my block of flat loves their motors.

 

Day 263: Trolleys & Figure

Day 263: Trolleys & Figure

This week is turing into an iPhone week, what with work being hectic. This image confronted me on the way out of work today. I …

 

Day 262: It’s All I Got.

Day 262: It’s All I Got.

I took exactly one shot today. This was it. It was the busiest day of the year today at work and subsequently I pulled a …

 

Day 261: Chinese Box

Day 261: Chinese Box

It was the busiest day of the year at work today. On a better note my wife and I went out for a Chinese banquet. …

 

Day 260: Do You Need A Hand?

Day 260: Do You Need A Hand?

Its becoming very obvious that over the next month or so I am going to have little time for this project. I work for a …

 

Day 259: He keeps Following Me Around

Day 259: He keeps Following Me Around

I was stuck for a shot today. Then I turned around and saw this guy behind me.

 

Day 258: Onions!

Day 258: Onions!

I was ordered to produce my signature dish tonight. Bangers and mash in onion gravy. It was gourmet and a half. These onions just wanted …

 

Day 257: Vintage Sheffield

Day 257: Vintage Sheffield

I walked into the city today to pick up a roll of film I was having developed. There were not that many good shots on …

 

Day 256: Hot Sauce

Day 256: Hot Sauce

Another day another iPhone 4 shot! With work being from hell at the moment I don’t really have time to plan or execute a decent …

 

Day 255: Delicate Tools

Day 255: Delicate Tools

These are my tiny tools. I was the kind of child who used to take apart his toys, I remember stripping a Sony Walkman down …

 

Day 254: Hang Up

Day 254: Hang Up

This just about sums up the day. It’s the busy period” at work now so its all hands to the pumps and weekends are cancelled. …

 

Day 253: The Mythical Land Shark

Day 253: The Mythical Land Shark

I was playing with my new lens at work. This is Henry Shark the mascot of the Support department. He is very well travelled, been …

 

Day 252: Plaque

Day 252: Plaque

I walked through the city today. I had to my new lens was at the post office! I took a lot of photos but was …

 

Day 251: A G Or Inverted B?

Day 251: A G Or Inverted B?

Spotted this on my lunch break today. At first I thought it was a letter G. I like that letter. Then on my way back …

 

Day 250: Red With Shadow & Holes

Day 250: Red With Shadow & Holes

Sometimes you just have to take a picture. Despite having my camera around all day I just couldn’t push the shutter button. In the end …

 

Day 249: A Path

Day 249: A Path

Wandering home today I spotted the curve of the cycle path near my flat. I have seen some pictures where a curve leads the eye …

 

Day 248: My New Bag (And What’s In It)

Day 248: My New Bag (And What’s In It)

I picked up this bag on ebay recently for the grand total of £36 including postage. It was a grand bargain as these bags retailed …

 

Day 247: A window In The Early Hours

Day 247: A window In The Early Hours

Technically this was taken last night. But it was after midnight so it counts! Its just a window but it caught my attention.

 

Day 246: Keys In The Dark

Day 246: Keys In The Dark

We had a gig last night. This is Richard our new keyboard player playing in his other band "The Letter" who we were supporting. He …

 

Day 245: The Closest I Will Ever Get

Day 245: The Closest I Will Ever Get

This is my Grove bamboo iPhone case. It is a beautiful piece of craft. The design is one I created myself so hopefully it is …

 

Day 244: In e-Ink

Day 244: In e-Ink

My beautiful wife bought me one of the new Amazon Kindles for my birthday. This is a close up of the e-ink screen as it …

 

Day 243: F for Fail

Day 243: F for Fail

Up untill about 30 seconds ago I was having a bit of fail day. I have been trying to get a torrent client running on …

 

Day 242: Through The Branches

Day 242: Through The Branches

I was looking around my parents garden for a decent shot today when my wife spotted this fellow in the apple tree above us. He …

 

Day 241: The Ancestral Home

Day 241: The Ancestral Home

This is the house I grew up in. I have ben wanting to take this shot for a while and actually did yesterday but it …

 

Day 240: Sister II

Day 240: Sister II

Back in Southport for the Bank Holiday weekend. We went out as a family last night to eat posh pub food. I of course took …

 

Day 239: Floating Death Picnic

Day 239: Floating Death Picnic

I had a gig tonight with my band. This guy was supporting us. He’s called Floating Death Picnic ant he is just awesome. I managed …

 

Day 238: Damage

Day 238: Damage

I got a message in work today asking if I had my camera with me. Of course, I did. We had been sent a rack …

 

Day 237: Ear Goggles

Day 237: Ear Goggles

Band practice after work tonight. Learning how to play Mean Mr Mustard badly. We were listening to it on Richards MP3 player. These are his …

 

Day 236: A First Atempt At Catching A Drop

Day 236: A First Atempt At Catching A Drop

Its out of focus. The colours are not at all inspiring. The overall shape and delicacy of it are not great. But its a start. …

 

Day 235: In The Doorway

Day 235: In The Doorway

Nearly missed taking a picture today. We went to dinner at our friend’s house and I only realised I had not taken a shot as …

 

Day 234: Intentional Camera Movement

Day 234: Intentional Camera Movement

Building on my intentional camera movement experiment of yesterday. I tried to get something a little more abstract today using the same technique. I think …

 

Day 233: ICM Abstract

Day 233: ICM Abstract

Whilst sitting in the local Indian restaurant having dinner I was playing with really low light shots and remembered some work by Prophecyblur where he …

 

Day 232: The Boss

Day 232: The Boss

This is my boss Jody enjoying an after work pint. The one pint turned into two then three then four pints and well… the night …

 

Day 231: Reflecterance II

Day 231: Reflecterance II

I was cooking some pasta and I looked up and caught my reflection in a colander. As this was the first (and only) time today …

 

Day 230: Reflecterance

Day 230: Reflecterance

The DIY tilt-shift lens project is on hold for a while whilst I source an inner-tube and a power-drill. Don’t fret though I will keep …

 

Day 229: The Latest Project III

Day 229: The Latest Project III

This picture shows the modifications I have made on the Super OZECK lens. I have removed the aperture and most of the focusing mechanism. The …

 

Day 228: The Latest Project II

Day 228: The Latest Project II

Following on from yesterday’s box shot. This is what the box contained. I picked this up for £6.50 and should be the perfect specimen for …

 

Day 227: The Latest Project

Day 227: The Latest Project

Oh gods how horribly hungover am I from last night’s birthday celebrations. I took some drunken photos last night which you can find here. I …

 

Day 226: My Alma Mater

Day 226: My Alma Mater

It was my birthday today! I also had a gig with my band. On the way I passed my old Uni and felt a bit …

 

Day 225: Her Hackintosh

Day 225: Her Hackintosh

Another Friday another iPhone shot. I need to stop going to the pub straight from work. This is my wife’s Dell Mini 9 which I …

 

Day 224: A Bee In My Childhood Garden

Day 224: A Bee In My Childhood Garden

I’ve been in Southport for a night visiting my Grandad in hospital. This gave me the opportunity to go bug hunting in my parents garden. …

 

Day 223: M62 Car Transporter Fire

Day 223: M62 Car Transporter Fire

Whilst heading back to my home town to visit my Grandad in hospital we got caught up in a proper traffic jam. The radio said …

 

Day 222: Under The Bridge

Day 222: Under The Bridge

I had to walk to band practice today. So I thought I would take a route that took me through Sheffield’s canal basin with the …

 

Day 221: A Filthy Habit

Day 221: A Filthy Habit

I used to smoke. I managed to quit though. Sadly my wife has not. This coupled with the fact that she is a messy little …

 

Day 220: Stuff Nailed To A Wall

Day 220: Stuff Nailed To A Wall

If you follow me on Twitter you would have noticed that the Wife and I went out for Sunday lunch. Sadly we went to a …

 

Day 219: Wedding Photography Voyeur

Day 219: Wedding Photography Voyeur

My wife called me onto the balcony today as there was someone having their wedding photography done in our courtyard. I did the only thing …

 

Day 218: After Work

Day 218: After Work

So yeah. We went for an after work drink. Andy is drinking an Erdinger. Its just wrong. If you cant see through it you really …

 

Day 217: Quadcamera Panorama Test

Day 217: Quadcamera Panorama Test

Inspired by the work of Pho-Tony on Flickr I decided to try a bit of a multi-shot panorama today. I used an iPhone app called …

 

Day 216: Experimenting with CS5 HDR

Day 216: Experimenting with CS5 HDR

I can’t say I am very happy with this. There was a lovely sky outside our rehearsal rooms tonight and I tried to capture it. …

 

Day 215: B&W Abstract

Day 215: B&W Abstract

After a period of low inspiration and thoughts about quitting this project (never serious) I actually went out to create an image today. I wanted …

 

Day 214: Red Berries

Day 214: Red Berries

I have no Idea what these berries are but they caught my eye today. Any ideas?

 

Day 213: Making Nyonya Paste

Day 213: Making Nyonya Paste

My Photographic aims for today are in tatters. My first aim was to go to Chatsworth House and do some long exposures with a welding …

 

Day 212: This Way To The Buskers

Day 212: This Way To The Buskers

There was a busking festival in Sheffield today. Apparently it is this way…

 

Day 211: Rubber Bumper

Day 211: Rubber Bumper

My free iPhone case arrived today, about a month earlier than I thought it would. Lucky me. In other news I feel like death it …

 

Day 210: Mosaic

Day 210: Mosaic

I feel good about the post production I did on this shot. The original was bland and washed out I feel like I have created …

 

Day 209: White Chicken Chili

Day 209: White Chicken Chili

I was a culinary genius today and it was tasty! I used this recipe and can heartily recommend it.

 

Day 208: Macro Lavender & Bokeh

Day 208: Macro Lavender & Bokeh

Ah the macro flower shot! Rescuer of many a boring day. Spotted this on my way home from work and was pleased with the result. …

 

Day 207: Dry Riser Inlet

Day 207: Dry Riser Inlet

Yes I know you have seen a thousand selective colour images like this already but go easy on me its my first one!

 

Day 206: The Aftermath

Day 206: The Aftermath

We all felt a little delicate today…

 

Day 205: Yeah. It Was a Night Like That.

Day 205: Yeah. It Was a Night Like That.

After the Friday nights excess I awoke with a hangover and went on an all day bender to London. This picture kind of sums things …

 

Day 204: My Wife In Party Mood

Day 204: My Wife In Party Mood

The wife was on top form on Friday night at her work’s do. I think she might get some feedback on Monday morning though. Hehehe.

 

Day 203: Planter

Day 203: Planter

A boring shot rescued by post processing? I really have exhausted my environment now I am beginning to take pictures I do not like. I …

 

Day 202: Rays

Day 202: Rays

Sometimes you look up and your shot for the day is looking right at you. That happened to me about an hour ago. I was …

 

Day 201: Two Hundred & One

Day 201: Two Hundred & One

I passed a major milestone yesterday and I resisted the urge to do a stunt post. However today I was stripping down an old Apple …

 

Day 200: Hoarding

Day 200: Hoarding

A landmark day! 200 photos in and still going. Today’s shot is another after work afterthought. I walk past this advertising hoarding every day and …

 

Day 199: Drying Negs

Day 199: Drying Negs

I am continuing with my archiving negatives experiment and I realised that all the shots I was getting had horrible streaks on them. So …

 

Day 198: Funky Cloth

Day 198: Funky Cloth

This is the cloth that came with my glasses. You know, the ones that make me look like a fat white Malcolm X with a …

 

Day 197: Smile

Day 197: Smile

Jamie at work just bought a Canon 50D I’m not at all jealous, honest. Anyway John one of the directors of the company is also …

 

Day 196: Nuts

Day 196: Nuts

I bought a bag of monkey nuts but I got the wrong kind. I wanted the roasted ones but ended up with the raw ones. …

 

Day 195: Illegally Parked

Day 195: Illegally Parked

I took the grand total of 3 pictures today. There would have been more but there was a massive storm this afternoon and I didn’t …

 

Day 194: The View From The Back

Day 194: The View From The Back

This is the view from my drumstool. It is also my first request. Cheers Rob

 

Day 193: Photographing Negatives

Day 193: Photographing Negatives

Now that the world cup is over I have time to indulge myself with some photographic projects. I have been meaning for some time to …

 

Day 192: Danger! Razor Wire

Day 192: Danger! Razor Wire

The moral of today’s post is… When you get an opportunity take it! I went out to shoot a specific image today and when I …

 

Day 191: Wait! What?

Day 191: Wait! What?

Last night’s debauchery let to a lot of Hipstamatic shots of people drinking beer. This morning when I was reviewing what I had taken I …

 

Day 190: Nick

Day 190: Nick

One of my oldest and bestest friends, Nick is visiting. He lives and works in Prague so it is a rare occasion when we get …

 

Day 189: Oh No! It’s Hobocop!

Day 189: Oh No! It’s Hobocop!

I looked up from my desk today and was greeted by Robocop! Apparently they were filming a film or something. Its called Hobocop and he …

 

Day 188: Metal Claw Hand

Day 188: Metal Claw Hand

This is a statue outside my work, its been a fallback shot for me for a while. I have taken many images of it but …

 

Day 187: Beauty On The Wasteground

Day 187: Beauty On The Wasteground

The wildflowers on the wasteground near my flat continue to bloom. There is quite a selection there now. I processed this with Lightroom 3 and …

 

Day 186: PROOF! In Black & White

Day 186: PROOF! In Black & White

My transcript turned up for my final year today. Along with a letter that confirmed my result! That’s it now it’s all over. My graduation …

 

Day 185: Macca

Day 185: Macca

This is SOOC! Got lucky with the light in this one I think. I was taking some portrait shots of my band and got Laura …

 

Day 184: 2fly Setup Timelapse

Day 184: 2fly Setup Timelapse

Ignore the photo. That is not my 365 post. This is: My band are in the studio all weekend so I took the opportunity to take …

 

Day 183: Cheers!

Day 183: Cheers!

Yeah so we probably drank a little too much booze last night. It was a real mistake. Especially since we wee in the recording studio …

 

Day 182: LoFi

Day 182: LoFi

Messing around with the “LoFi” iPhone app in the wee hours produced this image. Not the best ever but it will do for today.

 

Day 181: Stains

Day 181: Stains

30-06-10 I got a First for my degree. So to celebrate I took a picture of a brick wall and forgot about a band practice …

 

Day 180: Kind Of Blue

Day 180: Kind Of Blue

I’m sticking with the iPhone 4′s camera for now. I love the fact that I have something that is capable of pretty decent results in …

 

Day 179: Moss Joins The Team

Day 179: Moss Joins The Team

If you follow me on twitter you may have already seen this. This is Moss from the “IT Crowd” wearing one of our work headsets. …

 

Day 178: Broken English

Day 178: Broken English

I know this is very similar to a post from last week but I really cant put any effort into the 365 today. For obvious …

 

Day 177: Orange Moon

Day 177: Orange Moon

Early this morning the moon was orange and low in the sky. It was around 2am that I noticed it. So I put on the …

 

Day 176: Wildflowers In Bloom

Day 176: Wildflowers In Bloom

The waste ground near my work has exploded. WITH FLOWERS! So I went and battled the bumblebees to get a shot of them.

 

Day 175: Worth Queuing For

Day 175: Worth Queuing For

I got up at 6. Went back to bed for half an hour wondering why I was so stupid as to get up at 6. Got up …

 

Day 174: Hydrant 16′ 6

Day 174: Hydrant 16′ 6

I had my first photography based run in with a member of the public whilst taking this shot. A massive truck was rumbling up the …

 

Day 173: Bad Ju Ju

Day 173: Bad Ju Ju

Working full time is sapping all the inspiration from my 365 as yesterday’s shot was testament to. Today I got home and had no impetus …

 

Day 172: How I’m Seeing Things

Day 172: How I’m Seeing Things

Very quick shot today. I got some new sunglasses today so I shot this through them to give the photo a colour caste. Nice and …

 

Day 171: Backstreet Phlegm Find

Day 171: Backstreet Phlegm Find

I decided to take a backstreet short-cut to the shops this morning and I am glad I did as I found this masterpiece of …

 

Day 170: Saying Goodbye To An Old Friend

Day 170: Saying Goodbye To An Old Friend

I put the old MacBook Pro up on ebay today. Hopefully it will sell for a good price. If you are in the UK and …

 

Day 169: I Knew It Would End Like This

Day 169: I Knew It Would End Like This

England. they played terribly last night. No invention, no desire and no GOALS! They looked scared. I took this pic at half time as I …

 

Day 168: Lucky

Day 168: Lucky

Another day devoid of that spark of inspiration. So I fell back to the macro lens again. This is the press-stud on my new glasses …

 

Day 167: Upon Reflection

Day 167: Upon Reflection

I have probably horribly over processed this. However in my defence I am trying out some of the new Lightroom 3 presets and I liked …

 

Day 166: Vintage Recycling

Day 166: Vintage Recycling

The processing on this pictures comes from me trying to recreate the look of some of my mum and dad’s old holiday snapshots from the …

 

Day 165: Me And My Shadow

Day 165: Me And My Shadow

This is a strange afterthought of a shot. I just got a copy of Lightroom 3 and was playing around with it when I realised …

 

Day 164: Timelapse Setup

Day 164: Timelapse Setup

We drove back from Neath to Sheffield today. I drove there and the Wife drove back. So I had time to do a little experiment. …

 

Day 163: Wordless Mouth

Day 163: Wordless Mouth

An African mask being sold by my mother in law at their local church jumble sale. I found some bargains. Bought an N64 AND a …

 

Day 162: Widescreen Wales

Day 162: Widescreen Wales

Widescreen? Why? Because I was messing with the settings on the camera and forgot to change it. I thought about re-cropping it but actually …

 

Day 161: The DQ

Day 161: The DQ

The lamp-posts all around my flat have these on them. DQ stands for Devonshire Quarter and is the area I live in. Its a …

 

Day 160: Food Quote

Day 160: Food Quote

This is in a restaurant called Canteen in Crosspool, Sheffield. We went out for dinner again with my wife’s work colleagues. Good night good food. …

 

Day 159: Crash

Day 159: Crash

A last minute shot of a bit of my drum kit. This 365 is gonna be hard to continue whilst working full time. There’s just …

 

Day 158: The Getaway

Day 158: The Getaway

I spent an hour after work taking pictures of Sheffield’s old fire station which is being violently demolished. Wnt there with Jamie and Andy from …

 

Day 157: Bull

Day 157: Bull

Another day of low inspiration and so back to the trusty macro lens. Bonus points if you can Identify this fellow. View On Black

 

Day 156: Lock

Day 156: Lock

A day of low inspiration. Just trying to relax and stay cool today. Settled on this detail shot just to get something taken.

 

Day 155: A Collection

Day 155: A Collection

Went boozing after work tonight. It was so hot we all went and stood outside. Whilst messing about with my wide angle I spotted this …

 

Day 154: New Frames?

Day 154: New Frames?

So I have been shopping for new glasses. I received a parcel through the post today containing four frames from Glasses Direct. Not sure any …

 

Day 153: The Jag

Day 153: The Jag

Sadly its not mine. Someone at my work owns it. Didn’t have a great day today. I found out I’m not getting a raise (just …

 

Day 152: 5

Day 152: 5

Started my new (full time) job today at work. I’ve not even got my exam results yet! Anyway I was so busy today the best …

 

Day 151: Ladybower Panorama

Day 151: Ladybower Panorama

Me and the wife took a drive out the countryside today. It’s not that hard in Sheffield the city is very close to the moors. …

 

Day 150: The Local Banksy

Day 150: The Local Banksy

I think this is a Banksy and so does the person who repainted the wall recently. They painted around it. I wonder if It adds …

 

Day 149: Me Da!

Day 149: Me Da!

Took one photo today and this was it. My Mum and Dad were up for a visit. So I took a picture of my dad. …

 

Day 148: Samuel Merlin

Day 148: Samuel Merlin

Sorry this is late. This is Sam my best friends son. He is a brilliant kid. Bilingual in German and English and a little rock …

 

Day 147: Yo Bro! Can you Yo-Yo?

Day 147: Yo Bro! Can you Yo-Yo?

Dan at work was messing about with his yo-yo I captured him mid spin.

 

Day 146: Hardcore Supplies

Day 146: Hardcore Supplies

This is on a skip just outside my door. The hardcore supplies bit made me chuckle on the way to work today. It looks like …

 

Day 145: Yellow & Black

Day 145: Yellow & Black

I tried to buy a new Macbook Pro today but Apple wouldn’t let me. It was a strange experience quite bad sales technique. Anyway I …

 

Day 144: Jamie’s Sunburnt Face

Day 144: Jamie’s Sunburnt Face

Spent the day in work today as I had nothing better to do. It’s nice not to have any uni work. This is Jamie, half …

 

Day 143: Cadman Street

Day 143: Cadman Street

I’m feeling a little obtunded today by the excesses of last nights gig. It was a great night but all that beer coupled with a …

 

Day 142: Devonshire Green Panorama

Day 142: Devonshire Green Panorama

What? Another panorama? I couldn’t not take this picture today. People were flooding to Devonshire green to enjoy the sun. Can’t post much have …

 

Day 141: Don Valley Stadium Panorama

Day 141: Don Valley Stadium Panorama

To day I had my LAST EVER EXAM. I am tired and emotional right now but expect some kind of return to form real soon. …

 

Day 140: Thinking Of Leaving?

Day 140: Thinking Of Leaving?

Last day of revision ever! Spotted these outside a local second hand shop on my way to buy some coffee this morning. Thought they were …

 

Day 139: SOZ!

Day 139: SOZ!

The exam went ok i guess. All I know is that I was writing non stop for 3hrs. My hand aches. Spotted this awesome little …

 

Day 138: Black Holes

Day 138: Black Holes

Nothing to write today. Too much to read. Exam tomorrow. View On Black

 

Day 137: Out Into The Blue

Day 137: Out Into The Blue

I left my flat today for the first time in what seems like weeks. Revision has kept me chained to the books but those books …

 

Day 136: Terminal Damage?

Day 136: Terminal Damage?

I knocked over my guitar on Friday night. I didn’t notice that it had sustained some serious damage. Found it last night and immediately loosened …

 

Day 135: Work Work Work

Day 135: Work Work Work

Not only have I been in work all day but I have been revising at work all day. There is an end in sight now …

 

Day 134: Phil Is Leaving

Day 134: Phil Is Leaving

Bit of a sad day yesterday. My good work buddy Phil (illustrated above) left to go work for another company. He’s a great guy and …

 

Day 133: What I Read Yesterday

Day 133: What I Read Yesterday

A ream of information. Hard to digest. Idea stolen from Marianna.

 

Day 132: Two Bob

Day 132: Two Bob

Absolutely no processing on this. Just great light and a sharp lens. This is a 1956 two shilling coin that I always carry around with …

 

Day 131: Froth

Day 131: Froth

A full day of revision today. Listened to a lot of music and wore out a few highlighters. And drank a lot of coffee, which …

 

Day 130: Thai Red Curry

Day 130: Thai Red Curry

I’ve been taking a lot of photos of food recently. This is new for me. Perhaps I am hungry. Had my first exam today. Got …

 

Day 129: Sunset on Bark

Day 129: Sunset on Bark

Went to the shops and this tree was very nicely lit.

 

Day 128: Uncle Jem

Day 128: Uncle Jem

My Uncle came to Sheffield on a flying visit tonight. It was great to see him.

 

Day 127: Backstreet & White

Day 127: Backstreet & White

Trying out a new B&W processing technique today. What do you think? View On Black

 

Day 126: Election Day

Day 126: Election Day

To the polls! I had this shot in mind all day. Its good when you know what you want to shoot and then go and …

 

Day 125: Tomago Kake Gohan

Day 125: Tomago Kake Gohan

This is my favourite breakfast. Tomago kake gohan is Japanese for eggs over rice. Its the best way to use up leftover rice EVER! Basically …

 

Day 124: Broken Earring

Day 124: Broken Earring

Found this on the bedroom floor today. Its a bit of one of my wife’s earrings. I took it into the front room and placed …

 

Day 123: Whirlybird

Day 123: Whirlybird

This thing was making a racket over my flat this afternoon. I heard it coming an quickly grabbed the camera sliping on the zoom lens …

 

Day 122: Failed Experiment

Day 122: Failed Experiment

I tried to do some “Focus Stacking” today. I followed this tutorial. Something went horribly wrong though, and this was the result. Next time I …

 

Day 121: TEPANYAKI!!!

Day 121: TEPANYAKI!!!

Went for a tepanyaki meal last night. It was food as theatre. Very nice indeed. More Tepanyaki Pics…

 

Day 120: Testing Testing

Day 120: Testing Testing

Please excuse the boring subject matter of today’s pic. I was testing a new iPhone app out. Its called Live FX.

 

Day 119: Amplify

Day 119: Amplify

I dug my amplifier out today and plugged in. RAWK!!

 

Day 118: The Alpha Manoeuvre

Day 118: The Alpha Manoeuvre

My band had a gig tonight. These guys were headlining. Funky acid jazz. Niiiiice…

 

Day 117: Her New Do

Day 117: Her New Do

The Wife came home with a new hairdo today! Its amazing.

 

Hands That Make Music

Hands That Make Music

Not strictly a 365 image but I felt like posting it anyway. I’m quite proud of these three shots. They almost looks professional! Would you pay …

 

Day 116: On The Skins

Day 116: On The Skins

This is another in my series of “hands at work” music shots. I might take one more in this vein. Not sure yet…

 

Day 115: The Eventual Decay

Day 115: The Eventual Decay

These flowers have gone off…

 

Day 114: I Got Tagged On Flickr

Day 114: I Got Tagged On Flickr

So I got tagged on flickr by Prophecyblur. Apparently this means I have to post a self portrait and share 10 things about myself …

 

Day 113: eType on the iPhone

Day 113: eType on the iPhone

The mist is clearing now. The dissertation is out of the way and the next assignment has had its back broken. Just gotta keep on …

 

Day 112: Bound

Day 112: Bound

Today I printed, bound and handed in my dissertation. Get in! Only Two assignments left now…

 

Day 111: Broken

Day 111: Broken

This is how my head feels today. Dissertation hand in day is Friday. Mine done but I have another assignment in for next Friday which …

 

Day 110: High Dynamic Telephone Exchange

Day 110: High Dynamic Telephone Exchange

Planning how to print my Dissertation now. How does 120gsm paper sound? View On Black

 

Day 109: BSOD It

Day 109: BSOD It

I might just have finished my dissertation properly now! Happy days. This was the scene when I went into uni this morning. Fail.

 

Day 108: Flowers in Shadow

Day 108: Flowers in Shadow

The dissertation is NOT finished! I have to add another section. Meh. Its only half a page though.

 

Day 107: Turn Me On.

Day 107: Turn Me On.

Another “I’m stuck in work all day” shot. Its the power button on my PC. Bit of a blue theme developing this month. Can’t write …

 

Day 106: A Study In Blue

Day 106: A Study In Blue

I may have finished my dissertation. Need to check over it tomorrow. But it is looking good!

 

Day 105: The Dark & The Light

Day 105: The Dark & The Light

Nearly finished the dissertation, been working on it all day. Only have the critical evaluation left to do. Then that’s it!

 

Day 104: On The Frets

Day 104: On The Frets

Long day today. Lots of uni work. 3 hour networking lab and a band practice. Have to write my conclusion…

 

Day 103: Dafodil Triptych

Day 103: Dafodil Triptych

These triptychs are fun! I may do them all week. These are the dillodafs in the park near my flat. I wish I had caught …

 

Day 102: Cherry Blossoms

Day 102: Cherry Blossoms

Started back at uni today after the holidays. On the way home I walked through the Peace Gardens and the Cherry blossoms were in full …

 

Day 101: Table Of Contents

Day 101: Table Of Contents

Less than two weeks till hand in day! Today I have been formatting my dissertation. I love Word’s automatic table of contents feature. Wow.

 

Day 100: The Remains Of The Evening

Day 100: The Remains Of The Evening

The plan for Friday was executed to perfection. Come 1am we were in fine spirits. Come 4am we were still going. Come 9am I had …

 

Day 99: A Plan For A Friday

Day 99: A Plan For A Friday

Mmmm red wine. May also go to the pub later an old friend is in town…

 

Day 98: On The Keys

Day 98: On The Keys

Again my apologies for not having the time or engergy top posts lot of words. Normal service will resume on or around the beginning of …

 

Day 97: Lee’s New Phone

Day 97: Lee’s New Phone

In the spirit of my new compact posts. Lee has a new phone… Its a bit crap.

 

Day 95: Fountain Detail

Day 95: Fountain Detail

Sorry this one is late. Went out for a meal last night with my Wife’s colleagues and didn’t get back till late. This is an …

 

Day 95: It’s Dark Out There

Day 95: It’s Dark Out There

Aaaaaaaand you’re back in the room. After a week off the DSLR I thought I would come back with a technical strobist type shot. This …

 

Day 94: Easter Posey

Day 94: Easter Posey

This is the last post of my week long iPhone lo-fi experiment. Its been fun to leave the DSLR at home every day and solely …

 

Day: 93: Drought Relief

Day: 93: Drought Relief

I’m nearly at the end of my iPhone week experiment. Just tomorrow left and then its back to the DSLR on Monday. I cant say …

 

Day 92: Run This Way

Day 92: Run This Way

Woke up at 1pm. The perild of red wine on a Thursday night. Due to this epic sleep in I have has terminal lethargy all …

 

Day 91: Fear Of A Black Hat

Day 91: Fear Of A Black Hat

Not much to say today. Did a lot of work on my dissertation. The weather has been lousy. I took a picture of my hat. …

 

Day 90: Floor Five

Day 90: Floor Five

Day three of iPhone Week. The great thing about the iPhone is that it appears you can take a picture of ANYTHING and have it …

 

Day 89: Trees of Girls

Day 89: Trees of Girls

Today I decided that I would take all this weeks photos on my iPhone. I’m doing this for a number reasons. I feel like I …

 

Day 88: Last Minute Panic

Day 88: Last Minute Panic

I nearly forgot to take today’s pic. So that’s why it is a crap iphone hipstamatic shot of my kitchen ceiling. I have been continuing …

 

Day 87: Shaping Code

Day 87: Shaping Code

This is what I have spent all day staring at I have spent 6 hours sitting on the floor here. My back hurts, my eyes …

 

Day 86: Marco

Day 86: Marco

Another day starved on inspiration led to me taking a picture of a polo mint. Another B&W shot I am afraid, it seemed like the …

 

Day 85: Demi-Delta

Day 85: Demi-Delta

I apologise for the lateness of this post we had another gig last night. I wasn’t able to get this posted when I got back …

 

Day 84: Push The Button

Day 84: Push The Button

I am feeling very uninspired today. Got up late worked on my dissertation for a few hours then realised I needed to get a shot …

 

Day 83: The Blue Door To Nowhere

Day 83: The Blue Door To Nowhere

I spotted this door a few days ago. Its on the side of a building near my University, about 3 foot off the ground. What …

 

Day 82: The Call Of The Wild

Day 82: The Call Of The Wild

So my journey into strobism continues. This shot had me really scratching my head I knew what I wanted to achieve but I wasn’t sure …

 

Day 81: Sundial Detail

Day 81: Sundial Detail

I walk past this sundial every day. Its in between two tall buildings so it doesn’t get much sun at all. Today as I walked …

 

Day 80: Sole

Day 80: Sole

These are the feet of my wife. I was stuck with what to shoot so I asked her advice. She said “take a picture of …

 

Day 79: Published Part II

Day 79: Published Part II

So yesterday’s photo in the paper wasn’t strictly my first published work. Well it does count if you publish it yourself doesn’t it? The band …

 

Day 78: Published

Day 78: Published

Firstly I apologise for not posting this shot yesterday. I was far too busy being completely rock and roll. Remember that terrible picture I took …

 

Day 77: New Toys

Day 77: New Toys

It’s always nice to get new toys but when you don’t really know how to use them they arent as fun as you would have …

 

Day 76: Accicentally Awesome

Day 76: Accicentally Awesome

So the manager of my band emailed me today. Basically as I am the guy who takes photos she needed a photo of the band …

 

Day 75: Inside The Light

Day 75: Inside The Light

Ok so I have probably completely over-processed this. I was trying a new technique I had read about and although I am happy to use …

 

Day 74: Dedicated

Day 74: Dedicated

This shot is basically SOOC. There was a slight crop but that was all. This is one of the plaques in Sheffield’s Peace Gardens. It …

 

Day 73: Lamp & Grain

Day 73: Lamp & Grain

Don’t really have much to write today. This is a lamp. I have processed it with the holga setting on Silver Efex Pro. It came …

 

Day 72: Cambodian Coin Key Chain

Day 72: Cambodian Coin Key Chain

So I’m stuck in the office again today as I am most Saturdays. I was struggling to find something to shoot that I have not …

 

Day 71: The Dancer

Day 71: The Dancer

This is a poem. I have no Idea who wrote it. I also have no idea why it is printed on the wall of a …

 

Day 70: Wide Opal

Day 70: Wide Opal

In case you have not already guessed from the big wide angle picture up there. My Sigma 10-20mm ultra-wide zoom lens arrived today! Yay! Woo! …

 

Day 69: Cubism

Day 69: Cubism

This is a sculpture that is outside my university. I honestly had not noticed its existence until today and I must have walked past it …

 

Day 68: Signs Of Spring

Day 68: Signs Of Spring

I’ve not really got much to write about today. Got up late. Went to uni. Went to work. Took a picture of some flowers on …

 

Day 67: Like Knives Into A Blue Sky

Day 67: Like Knives Into A Blue Sky

Who schedules lectures for 9am on Monday morning? Huh? Seriously! Like anyone is going to learn something at that time. Pfft. Anyway on the way …

 

Day 66: Hot & Cold

Day 66: Hot & Cold

The sun is shining. Its a bright bright day. So I took a picture on a dark room. Go figure. As you have probably already …

 

Day 65: Mr Stevie Wonder

Day 65: Mr Stevie Wonder

Its another “Greg is stuck in the office all day” pic. Yay woo! Let me introduce you to Stevie he is one of our office …

 

Day 64: More Beauty In Concrete

Day 64: More Beauty In Concrete

When I sat down to review my shots from today I didn’t think I had a shot. You may still think I don’t, given the …

 

Day 63: Protection

Day 63: Protection

Another bright sun-shiny day. So I took the opportunity to use the light and shoot some images of bubble wrap! As you do. I had …

 

Day 62: The Rules

Day 62: The Rules

Busy day today. Dissertation meeting and a massive lab session for another module. Also had a band practice, I didn’t have a shot till very …

 

Day 61: What’s In a Rose?

Day 61: What’s In a Rose?

So march is upon us and today really felt like the first day for spring. The sun was shining the sky was blue and I …

 

Day 60: Fluffy Clouds

Day 60: Fluffy Clouds

After what seems like weeks with dull overcast muggy skys the sun broke through today. Then it rained. Then the sun came out! Its been …

 

Day 59: The Testbed(room)

Day 59: The Testbed(room)

This is where I have spent most of today. Sat on the floor running iPerf bandwidth tests over a test network. Yes ladies and gentlemen …

 

Day 58: Notes

Day 58: Notes

I’ve been working on my dissertation for most of the day. Hence the photo! B&W conversion with Silver Efex Pro +1eV setting. Slight boost of …

 

Day 57: My Best Friends

Day 57: My Best Friends

Its late. Just had a wonderful Lebanese meal. Just had a lot of boooooooze. Yay! Anyway. This my wife, and Sam my lead singer. for …

 

Day 56: Richard

Day 56: Richard

Hmm. I’m not really that happy with this shot. I had an Idea of what I wanted to achieve. A low key lit in profile …

 

Day 55: Up-Lit Sandstone

Day 55: Up-Lit Sandstone

So right now I am a little tipsy. Hehehe. I went out for a after work beer that turned into a few after work beers. …

 

Day 54: Another Day Another Carpark

Day 54: Another Day Another Carpark

I am beginning to dislike ebay. I put a PSP up for sale last week with a “buy it now” price. I didn’t want to …

 

Day 53: Decay

Day 53: Decay

Back into the old routine. After a nice weekend away I am back down to earth with a bump, or a 9am Network Design & …

 

Day 52: Not My Adidias

Day 52: Not My Adidias

Ladies and gentlemen RUN DMC!!! Yaay wooooo! My Adidas Walk through concert doors And roam all over coliseum floors When I step onstage at Live Aid All the people gaped …

 

Day 51: To Have And To Hold

Day 51: To Have And To Hold

Again apologies for not being able to post this yesterday, I was far too busy celebrating the Marriage of Jamie and Anna. It was a …

 

Day 50: My Self

Day 50: My Self

I reached day 50! So I shot something with my 50mm and it’s me! I’m not a huge fan of self portraits but I thought …

 

Day 49: Fibres

Day 49: Fibres

Today was a real no inspiration day. So I did what I always do when I’m not inspired. Strap the macro lens on! I was …

 

Day 48: What The Hell Is That Thing?

Day 48: What The Hell Is That Thing?

The title says it all. What do you think this is? Have a guess and I’ll let you all know later on. Processing wise? Well …

 

Day 47: Don’t Forget The Pancakes!

Day 47: Don’t Forget The Pancakes!

It’s pancake day, one of my favourite days of the year! Hooray! We eat our pancakes with sugar and lemon over here. So here is …

 

Day 46: Fish Eye Big Wheel

Day 46: Fish Eye Big Wheel

Today has been nerve wracking. My wife is waiting to hear whether she has got the job she interviewed for a couple of weeks ago. …

 

Day 45: Corrugation

Day 45: Corrugation

Happy Valentines day! I saw my wife for 5 mins this morning, she gave me a tube of smarties. I love her! Another “Stuck in …

 

Day 44: Console Port

Day 44: Console Port

I’m stuck in the office all weekend. My wife is on nights all weekend. We will see each other for about 20 mins each day …

 

Day 43: Together Again…

Day 43: Together Again…

I found this scratched into a wall on my way home. I thought I would post it as we are so near to Valentines day. …

 

Day 42: Silver Balls of Bokeh

Day 42: Silver Balls of Bokeh

Today was another day where I had to force myself to go and take pictures. Really didn’t feel like shooting today, but I got out …

 

Day 41: The Beauty In Concrete

Day 41: The Beauty In Concrete

Have I ever mentioned how much of a fan of brual modernist architecture I am? No? Well I have now. This pic is of one …

 

Day 40: Wall Code

Day 40: Wall Code

Today I wanted to do a B&W photo. I have not done wone for a while and I set out to find something that would …

 

Day 39: GR

Day 39: GR

When I got home today I was pretty sure I didn’t have a shot. However on review of the shots I took I found one …

 

Day 38: It’s What’s For Dinner

Day 38: It’s What’s For Dinner

Mmmmm chicken. I cooked sunday lunch today roast chicken and all the trimmings. I wanted to do a before and after shot but none of …

 

Day 37: I’m In The Band

Day 37: I’m In The Band

Last night’s gig went really well! We rocked the place. Big crowd too, there were over 500 people crammed into the O2 Academy in Sheffield. …

 

Day 36: Behind Closed Shutters

Day 36: Behind Closed Shutters

This has to be quick. My band is playing at the Sheffield O2 Academy tonight so I need to scoot! Big thanks to Matt today …

 

Day 35: A Special Branch Of Hell

Day 35: A Special Branch Of Hell

I was going to settle for an iphone pic or something else really quick today. As it it had gone dark before I left work …

 

Day 34: Snow Under Sodium

Day 34: Snow Under Sodium

Oh shit. The snow is back. I have to go to a band practice shortly. Should be a fun drive. I took this shot on …

 

Day 33: Look Up Once In a While

Day 33: Look Up Once In a While

I feel like I have been creative today. Both with my shot selection and post production. I left Uni at about 1pm not having a …

 

Day 32: Texture III

Day 32: Texture III

It’s a whole new month! And to start the month, another texture. This is the wall opposite my office lit with lovely magic hour light. …

 

Day 31: From a moving train

Day 31: From a moving train

I am on the train again. Heading back to Sheffield from Edinburgh. I was busy uploading yesterdays pic and when I eventually looked out of …

 

Day 30: The Stag

Day 30: The Stag

Firstly let me apologise for the lateness of this post. There was just no way I could get it uploaded yesterday. The Stag do went …

 

Day 29: Off the rails

Day 29: Off the rails

I am writing this from a train bound for Edinburgh. I am on my way there for a friend’s stag do! So tomorrows picture may …

 

Day 28: Tiny Bubbles

Day 28: Tiny Bubbles

Believe it or not this is practically straight out of the camera. All I did was add a little contrast and sharpen it. What is …

 

Day 27: Urban Graffiti War

Day 27: Urban Graffiti War

Financial panic over! I spoke to Uni today and they are going to let me pay my fees in instalments so I can wait for …

 

Day 26: Come With Me

Day 26: Come With Me

This is the work of a Sheffield artist called Phlegm. Despite his name he produces some beautiful work. This piece is situated on Rockingham Gate …

 

Day 25: Dark Day

Day 25: Dark Day

Sigh. Where do I start? Woke up this morning ready for a new semester at Uni up bright and early. Kissed goodbye to the wife. …

 

Day 24: Floored

Day 24: Floored

Floored. Thats what I’ve been over the last three days. I’m coming out of it now but it hasn’t been fun. I really didn’t want …

 

Day 23: Texture II – Bricks & Mortar

Day 23: Texture II – Bricks & Mortar

The lemsips are still flowing, my manflu is still debilitating me. Had to call in sick to work today. Still I managed to venture out …

 

Day 22: Urgh

Day 22: Urgh

This is the stuff that is keeping me alive. I started to feel a bit rough yesterday but I had a gig last night so …

 

Day 21: Texture I – Grain

Day 21: Texture I – Grain

I rushed a bit today. I think it shows in the picture. So many people commented about the wood grain in the Andy Worhol picture …

 

Day 20: This is Dan.

Day 20: This is Dan.

Dan has just bought a little video camera because he is going bungee-jumping on Saturday. I work with Dan, he is a good workmate and …

 

Day 19: Andy Worhol’s Disembodied Floating Head

Day 19: Andy Worhol’s Disembodied Floating Head

I’m sure Andy Worhol would have approved of me reusing this postcard I bought yesterday at the Robert Mapplethorpe exhibition. In the grand modern art …

 

Day 18: High Dynamic Carpark

Day 18: High Dynamic Carpark

I got 82% in my exam! Which was rather unexpected. I went into the room feeling the worst I have ever felt about an exam …

 

Day 17: Mahgeetah (iPhonography Part II)

Day 17: Mahgeetah (iPhonography Part II)

I needed something quick today. I have an exam tomorrow and I need to revise. So I fired up the iPhone and hipstamatic and took …

 

Day 16: The Drugs Don’t Work

Day 16: The Drugs Don’t Work

I had a headache when I woke up this morning. Accidental nights out will do that to you. So I headed out to work after …

 

Day 15: Drops II – Electric Boogaloo

Day 15: Drops II – Electric Boogaloo

It’s raining out there. Rain really sucks. I was woken up by the drops hitting the window at about 6am but the sheer drepessingness (is …

 

Day 14: Focus

Day 14: Focus

After yesterdays lack of inspiration came a flood of new ideas! Well more of a trickle really. Today’s shot was inspired this picture which posted …

 

Day 13: Lucky For Some

Day 13: Lucky For Some

Well day 13 has certainly been unlucky for me. Firstly the light in my flat has been flat and dull all day. Secondly I …

 

Day 12: Shameless Self Promotion.

Day 12: Shameless Self Promotion.

Nothing special today. Well nothing special to you, its pretty special to me! I was heading down to Jacobs in Sheffield City centre when I …

 

Day 11: Lost In Music

Day 11: Lost In Music

I’ve just got in from band practice. for those of you who don’t know I play the drums in The Old Whores Of San Pedro, …

 

Day 10: Her Heart Is On The Floor

Day 10: Her Heart Is On The Floor

This is my wife’s heart. I gave it to her for Christmas. It’s a bit of a morality tale really, I wanted to get her …

 

Day 9: In Which The Photographer Ventures Outside

Day 9: In Which The Photographer Ventures Outside

I went outside! I took a photo! It was bloody cold! Anyway you have probably noticed that all the pictures I have taken since Day …

 

Day 8: Sweet

Day 8: Sweet

Yesterday was a learning experience. I posted what I thought would be a sub par picture but got told in no uncertain terms that it …

 

Day 7: Drops

Day 7: Drops

I am an impatient man. I took this today without waiting for the best light. I think it turned out OK but it had the …

 

Day 6: In The Night

Day 6: In The Night

I had a plan for today. I was going to head out into the snow with my DSLR and try to capture some bleak midwinter …

 

Day 5: Bokeh Sponsored By Mastercard

Day 5: Bokeh Sponsored By Mastercard

I took a lot of photos today. Its been snowing all day and again I was trying to capture snowfall as dynamically as I did …

 

Day 4: iPhoneography Part 1

Day 4: iPhoneography Part 1

I think day 4 is a good enough time to introduce another aspect of my 365 i fully expect that I wont be able to …

 

Day 3: Code

Day 3: Code

Typical I spent about an hour looking for this shot and now there is amazing magic hour light streaming into my office and everything looks …

 

Day 2: Behind Me

Day 2: Behind Me

I have been in work all day today and so have not had the chance to go wandering around looking for the perfect shot. It …

 

Day 1: Binary Day

Day 1: Binary Day

Happy new year! And welcome to my 365 project. I have had this image planned for a while as my first photo. Unfortunately I wasn’t …