paris

Sad attempt at romance

Compare and contrast the trends on the Pont des Arts bridge in Paris. The first of these photos was taken in 1996 or 1997 and the second was taken last weekend. These days, the lattices (and some of the old-fashioned street lights) along both sides of the bridge are covered completely in personalized padlocks, attached… (Read More)

After Sieff

Black-and-white memories of a dodgy hotel in the back streets of Paris in the 1990s.

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C’était un Rendezvous

One of my favourite pieces of non-fiction film: an eight and a half minute sequence filmed by Claude Lelouch on the streets of Paris in 1976.

Notes from a flight home

Short observational notes taken on a flight between Edinburgh and Geneva.

Au musée du Louvre

This is one of many photographs I’ve recently re-discovered, whilst scanning a massive number of negatives stretching from the early 1970s to the present day. The earliest are by my father, but the more recent ones are of my own making, between school days in 1989 and the present day. This one, taken on a… (Read More)