Weekly Photo Challenge – Ambience/The Crack

Ambience, otherwise known as the Crack in Irish-English, and there’s a very Irish term if ever there was one! Of course no offence intended with what may be construed as an inappropriate racial slur, however I’m harking back to my own childhood here growing up in what was a very stereotypically, and racially monochrome London,…

Weekly Photo Challenge – Ambience

I’m often trying to capture a certain ambiance in my photographs. The kind that instead of taking you outside of yourself, puts you firmly back inside of yourself where the emotions swim about in abundance and with abject freedom. It works to varying degrees depending on how emotionally connected with yourself and the world you…

Bistro

Miami by night takes on a very different character than Miami by day. As impressive as the Art Deco architecture of Miami’s South Beach is during the daylight hours, it dons a very different costume past the crepuscular hour and becomes a dizzying concoction of dancing neon lights and soft glows that entice the passerby to…

The Steady Sea

  Words due to their limited range of expression often create large colourful swirls in a steady sea, that when seen from high above look enticing and beautiful, but detract from the calmness, and the depth of the waters they swim within. The secret of the sea hidden in plain sight, its nature obscured and…

Señor Frog’s

Miami South Beach is famous for its very well preserved Art Deco buildings, and if like me you love the Art Deco style, then it’s a little treasure-trove of colourful architectural wonders. There was a real nautical feel about the architecture of that period, and more often than not you find buildings of this style hugging…