Budding green

  Just started playing around with Color Effects, which I used to bring out the leaves in this shot of a group of frangipani trees.

Wall of Heroes

Football is a big deal in Bermuda and these five Bermudian players, honoured with a building-high mural on Court Street, Hamilton, are among the few Islanders to have played successfully at a professional level. Pictured from left to right are Clyde Best, who starred for English side West Ham in the  1970s; David Bascome, who won a US indoor league title with the Baltimore Blast; Shaun Goater,…

Painting with pixels

I recently attended a series of iPhone/iPad photography and editing workshops with digital artist, photographer and author Theresa Airey. Among the many tips and techniques I learnt on the course was how to use “painterly” apps like Artista, Painteresque and Auto Painter. These are a lot of fun and make it easy to add a simple artistic effect (watercolour, oil, sketch, etc) but fine-tuning images to get the…

Word on the street

These are the type of shots where the iPhone is so good at capturing something on the fly. I was sitting in a coffee shop (Common Ground in Hamilton if you want a good cap and wrap) and was struck by the window signage contrasted against the street outside. On a whim, I shot it with KitCam’s Split Lens setting. Not bad for literally…