Remembering those not photographed

Remembering those not photographed

I couldn’t help but notice fewer poppies pinned on clothing in London for this Armistice (or Remembrance) Day than in recent years. Most that I have seen are manufactured pieces, purchased from shops rather than the plastic and paper ones distributed by veterans....
Eclipse-y

Eclipse-y

https://wmokrynski.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Children-of-Mars049-eclipse-render.mp4 I was outside when the solar eclipse took place the other day, but had no idea there was an eclipse happing. It was overcast but the sky quickly dimmed with an odd greenish tint...
Daguerre’s London Diorama of 1823

Daguerre’s London Diorama of 1823

A Forgotten Remnant from the Birth of Photography.   There are probably more than a few who wonder why the word “Diorama” adorns the facade of this posh Georgian building, and are oblivious to its connection with photography’s origins. Sitting...
Lucian Freud, by Lucian Freud

Lucian Freud, by Lucian Freud

Views from the superb Lucian Freud self portrait exhibition currently on at the Royal Academy, London. A must see, likely once in a lifetime opportunity to see these self portraits spanning his career together. Time your visit well, as it is unsurprisingly a very...