SOME EXPERIMENTS IN LOCKDOWN

SOME EXPERIMENTS IN LOCKDOWN

Inspired by various magazine articles on digital techniques, I experimented with adding textures, multiple exposure and overlaying pixelated versions on the original. The rendition of the toffee factory reflects the fact that the old premises was converted into a...

Dream on

I took the task of making a ‘dream curation’ of artworks on art uk literally, and found a collection of works that fitted stories of ‘dreams’, which earned me a runner up prize of a print voucher. I enjoyed finding stories of famous people...
Another year – another calendar

Another year – another calendar

Snowdrops in February Daffodils and River Wansbeck in April Comfrey and River Wansbeck in June These are the photos of mine that have been selected for the 2021 Morpeth calendar, though I feel two of them are rather similar. Not sure how much hope there is of the...
Sculpture curation

Sculpture curation

Ellington memorial – Ton Maley – 2009 – photographer – Susan Dawson Some of the Northumberland sculptures I photographed over the years from 2018-20 are described in this curation in prose and poetry. It was done for a curation competition for...
Flower power

Flower power

NOT MY PHOTO, this one, but I have enjoyed writing lots of flower stories during the year, for a friendly little website in the US, with some success, culminating in a $100 grand prize win in July. The website has now moved on to combine with another, with some of my...
Paradise lost

Paradise lost

Cloister of paradise, Amalfi Only 2 weeks ago, in a world that now seems like a pipedream to us all, I was pleased to be awarded first place in the Morpeth Camera club colour print competition with this impressionist view from Amalfi cathedral. Despite some sense of...