Posts Tagged: Portsmouth

History Repeats Itself : Deben 4 Tonner : Leading Wind

thought for the day : Beware of social media !   Over the years I have owned a ragtag  collection of boats and my latest is no exception, “Leading Wind, a Deben 4 Tonner, built in 1938, has had a

History Repeats Itself : Deben 4 Tonner : Leading Wind

thought for the day : Beware of social media !   Over the years I have owned a ragtag  collection of boats and my latest is no exception, “Leading Wind, a Deben 4 Tonner, built in 1938, has had a

Perspective, Composition & Portsmouth

Week 7 and my Computer Games Students have begun the rocky road to understanding the complexities of perspective and composition. As a self directed study (homework) they were asked to go out and do a photo shoot around Portsmouth. The

Perspective, Composition & Portsmouth

Week 7 and my Computer Games Students have begun the rocky road to understanding the complexities of perspective and composition. As a self directed study (homework) they were asked to go out and do a photo shoot around Portsmouth. The

Ben Ainslie

British Olympic yachtsman Ben Ainslie won a string of medals in five consecutive Olympic Games (1996-2012) and gold in the last four. His career began in 1989 when he entered the Optimist World Championships, held in Japan. This led to

Ben Ainslie

British Olympic yachtsman Ben Ainslie won a string of medals in five consecutive Olympic Games (1996-2012) and gold in the last four. His career began in 1989 when he entered the Optimist World Championships, held in Japan. This led to

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Fireworks inspired Rorschach

  “Rorschach number 3” © chriswoodartist all rights reserved 2012. Winsor & Newton Ink on Cartridge Paper (plus a little help from Photoshop). Tonights Digital Rorschach was inspired by two things : fireworks and yet another an experiment with Winsor

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Fireworks inspired Rorschach

  “Rorschach number 3” © chriswoodartist all rights reserved 2012. Winsor & Newton Ink on Cartridge Paper (plus a little help from Photoshop). Tonights Digital Rorschach was inspired by two things : fireworks and yet another an experiment with Winsor

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20:20 “Triple Delight”

“20:20 Triple Delight” Photograph and Adobe Photoshop (Giclee Prints available) © copyright chriswoodartist all rights reserved 2012 The above image was made from a rather weak photo that I took of a stained glass window in St Thomas’s Cathedral in

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20:20 “Triple Delight”

“20:20 Triple Delight” Photograph and Adobe Photoshop (Giclee Prints available) © copyright chriswoodartist all rights reserved 2012 The above image was made from a rather weak photo that I took of a stained glass window in St Thomas’s Cathedral in

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The Tricorn: the death of a 60’s icon

Homage to the late TRICORN CENTRE Portsmouth UK The above image is a detail of a wonderful piece of Brutalist Architecture that has probably attracted more column inches and more adverse remarks than any other piece of architecture in Portsmouth

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The Tricorn: the death of a 60’s icon

Homage to the late TRICORN CENTRE Portsmouth UK The above image is a detail of a wonderful piece of Brutalist Architecture that has probably attracted more column inches and more adverse remarks than any other piece of architecture in Portsmouth

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Portsmouth Tragedy

Why is it that dangerous places attract us like magnets ? Why is it that we don’t put enough signs up warning others of the hazards ? Why do people ignore the signs, when there are warnings ? Why don’t

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Portsmouth Tragedy

Why is it that dangerous places attract us like magnets ? Why is it that we don’t put enough signs up warning others of the hazards ? Why do people ignore the signs, when there are warnings ? Why don’t