Permanent Tourist

The personal website of Mark Howells-Mead

Posts about red

  • Pools of light

    A good pool of light and a wet street will always draw my camera more quickly than a quaint festive scene.

  • I’m proud that international picture agency Getty Images invited me to submit photos for their Flickr Collection a couple of years ago. Since then, I get the occasional request to add more and my small set now numbers 52 photos, with a dozen or so more currently awaiting approval. Although the percentage that I get…

  • A twin-rotor transport helicopter carrying another helicopter from the BOHAG company from the Mittelleggi hut down to their base station at Gsteigwiler. Crazy stuff. (Although, thinking about it, how else would you transport a helicopter if it broke down on top of a mountain?)

  • First experiences with my new ultra-compact and ultra-light Ezybox Speed-Light softbox.

  • 2012 is the year in which I’m going to try and catch up on an inordinate amount of photos which have never seen the light of day. I have no idea yet how I’m going to get them all online in a manageable form, but I’ve taken the first step by adding another new gallery…

  • A photo shoot in a cellar cinema in Bern adds a new photo to my One Frame Movie series.

  • The classic lighthouse of the children’s storybook is a tall white tower, banded with red and surrounded on most sides by the sea, looming above treacherous rocks and shining its light far and wide to tell people to stay away.

  • Gimme! Gimme!

  • Trapped

  • Bar Rouge

    The “Messeturm” in Basel; currently the tallest building in Switzerland.

  • Photos from my last day in Brienz after seven and a half years with Gossweiler Media AG are now online at Flickr.

  • Spring is here

    It’s been a long time coming, but Spring is here. Beautiful weather this past weekend, so it’ll soon be time once more to travel to Thun by ship for shopping trip, and time to dust off the camera to capture summer sunshine.

  • Briensermärt 2007

  • The “Regio”

  • … I was taking this photograph out of the bedroom window.