Home From Home: Three Urban Landscapes

Three very different urban landscapes taken on my travels in recent years, and converted to Oil Paintings. Each place has especial significance for me. Each autobiographical in some way. Trying to capture that sense of personal connection in each painting through use of colour and detail was my objective. Even if you can’t relate to…

Painted Cities and Towns

Some of you who follow my other blog, Diary of a Person Being Human, or who follow me on Instagram @frieda_mouse, will know that I have been turning my attentions to transforming some of my photographic images into digital paintings. I’ve been having so much fun with it, that I have already created an ample…

Three Days of Dublin Summer

I’m often at a bit of a loss as to what to post here as I seem to have a very broad range of subjects that I photograph, and that I have photographed over the years. For the past couple of weeks I have been dedicating my time to my Dublin pictures, taken last May…

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…