This sculpture is called “The Virgin Mother” by Damien Hirst. It’s in the courtyard at The Royal Academy of Arts. The bronze statue reveals the woman’s skull, muscles, tissue and unborn child. It’s fascinating, slightly disturbing, but truly wonderful. I … Continue reading
Category Archives: statue
Or a warthog to you and me. Still diving into the archives whilst recovering from some kind of food poisoning. Not nice at all. I’m actually starting to miss the camera now.
Shooting Into The Sun
Yesterday I managed to get a few good shots of Eros with lovely blue skies and fluffy white clouds and I was just going to post one of those. But once I started to process this in Photoshop I took … Continue reading
This picture deserves more than just a glance. The Lovers I always pass Eros in Piccadilly Circus and hope for a good street photograph, but in a busy city like London this is as about as good as it gets. … Continue reading
Buddha’s Best Friend
Ok, I think I’ve got this right… This is a Guardian Lion, or Shizi and they are placed (in pairs) to the entrance of buildings to protect the structure and dwelling. In this case a Chinese restaurant. This particular lion … Continue reading
We visited Florence on Saturday, or Firence as the Italians like to spell it. I was a bit disappointed as it was overcast all day so there were no opportunities for shots of the stunning churches and cathedrals against blue … Continue reading
A Fine Figure
Sometimes when I go out with the camera in my lunch break, half an hour will pass and I think I’m never going to get a worthwhile shot. Then opportunities like this just present themselves. London amazes me every day. … Continue reading
I wasn’t able to post anything yesterday so I’m posting this second shot of the Keith Haring sculptures. I couldn’t decide whether I preferred this shot or the previous.
These Keith Haring sculptures are on display at the River Terrace, Somerset House. If you’ve never heard of Keith Haring you will definitely have seen images of these “Three Dancing Figures” because they have been used everywhere and are simply … Continue reading
Have A Lie Down
Just something I saw last week whilst I was strolling. I can’t even remember what park this was in or who it was by. Poor show. I’ll try and find out.
Street Orderly Boy
I got no time yesterday to get any shots and I’m finding it hard to pick something from the archives at the moment. This was taken last week in Paddington Street Gardens. It’s of a marble statue called Street Orderly … Continue reading
Man’s Best Friend
Not sure about this one. I’ve got a niggling feeling that I may just be posting for the sake of posting. So I’ll post it and see how I feel in the morning. This is from an Animal War Heroes … Continue reading