A couple of years ago I started, and failed to complete a ‘Photo 365’, where I attempted to take a photo everyday. I failed to complete the year, as after I’d missed the odd day it soon became easy to just give up totally.
In 2012 I decided to revisit this with a difference. I’m trying to publish a new picture each day on my Flickr page.
A lot of these pictures will be older pictures, my idea being to give me a chance to publish some of the many pictures I have taken over the years.
Then at the end of each month I plan to post on my site here a review of the months pictures with a commentary on the pictures, this being the January review.
Click on the thumbnails below to view a larger version from my January selection, or scroll down for commentary on the images.
The interior of the BBC Quay House at Media City UK, looking down from the top floor.
I originally snapped this one just to show the apparent 7 hour train delay, however if you ignore the actual content of the board I like the picture with the trees and sky. This is the first you’ll see of my ongoing theme of sky and clouds in pictures.
Another train station themed picture, with the same theme of the trees and sky.
This one was taken in the early evening in late Autumn, I like the lighting on this one, with the mixture of sun and shadows. I think there is a nice composition of traditional pub building, and the modern road.
Not the best photo in the world taken on my camera phone, however the slight graininess nicely mirrors the analogue nature of the machinery of these cart machines.
A result of wiling away a few minutes playing with the Photoshop Express Android App – despite it’s Photoshop name it’s not really a photo editor, more of a collection of fixed filters and effects.
The first of a couple taken in Blackpool last year. This one from the end of Central Pier, spot my favoured sky against a menacing sea – a typical Blackpool summer day!
A view towards the Tower.
A nice effect on this one with the foreground in focus and blurred computer screen .
Sign at Wythenshawe Forum – one of my less favourite pictures from the collection, at this point I was scratching around for something to upload for this date.
This is a picture from a couple of years ago, a snow covered train track on the approach to Oldham Werneth station. Nice colours in this pictures.
The Wheel of Manchester on a miserable January day.
Continue on a theme – around a year before the previous photo I took this picture of the Capital FM Routemaster bus in Piccadilly in Manchester.
Multicoloured ‘slinky’ toy under neon lighting.
Another from the collection of pictures I took before the closure of the Oldham Loop line. Nice contract of sign and brickwork in this picture.
The first of a series of sport stadia linked pictures. Here a temporary radio studio set-up at football ground (can you identify the football club?)
There is a vague sport stadium link in this one. Taken from the roof of the Salford Lads Club. Nice clouds yet again on this (the vague sport link is Old Trafford in the distance.)
A somewhat less glamorous sport ground, The Whitebank Stadium.
Another glowing toy.
The beach at Rhyl, North Wales – continuing my love of cloud formations.
Wythenshawe Forum Centre – drawing an interesting comparison to this 70’s picture .
A panoramic photo of Media City UK at Salford Quays, stitched together in Photoshop from several individual photos.
For some reason I feel like titling this one ‘simples’ .
Washford transmitting station.
“Caution Radio Transmitters Operating” – one on my theme of signs, again at Washford.
Another view of radio transmitting aerials.
No prizes for guessing this is an older picture. Nice autumn view in Tandle Hill Country Park.
The summit at Tandle Hill – great mostly clear blue sky.
Peacock at Heaton Park..
Another phone snap for the amusement of extra signage to ‘press to exit’.
Heaton Park, grass and clouds yet again.
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