The Falling Tide

Photography of The Rising Tide installation at Nine Elms in London for the Totally Thames Festival, by James Evans, Entoptika Photography © 2015 entoptika. All rights reserved.

The Totally Thames festival finished in September and featured an art installation consisting of four men on horseback, positioned on the bed of the River Thames so that they would become submerged by the tides.  I visited the sculptures one … Continue reading

Truckfest 2015

Photography of Truckfest 2015 South-East, by James Evans, Entoptika Photography © 2015 entoptika. All rights reserved.

If you’d told me a few years ago that I’d be going to a lorry festival, I’d probably have laughed in your face, but now I have a two year old with a passion for lorries and trains and parenthood … Continue reading

The Rising Tide

Photograph of an art installation in London called The Rising Tide by artist Jason deCaires Taylor © 2015 entoptika. All rights reserved.

The Rising Tide is an art installation on the river bed of the Thames in London, commissioned for the Totally Thames Festival, held over the month of September.  Four figures on horseback have been placed near the bank at Nine … Continue reading

Banksy’s Dismaland

Photograph of Banksy's Dismaland in Weston Super Mare © 2015 entoptika. All rights reserved.

When it was announced that Banksy was opening a theme park filled with art and dark humour, I was instantly interested.  Especially as, at the time, we were on holiday in north Devon and would be passing by on the … Continue reading

Shambala 2015

Photography of Shambala Festival 2015 by James Evans, Entoptika Photography © 2015 entoptika. All rights reserved.

What a breath of fresh air the Shambala Festival is!   Every man and his dog has been having a go at organising a festival over the last decade it seems, with varying success and numerous failures.  But throughout, Shambala … Continue reading

North Devon – Mortehoe

Photography of north Devon, Woolacombe, Ilfracombe and Mortehoe © 2015 entoptika. All rights reserved.

The coastline around north Devon provides some of the most spectacular scenery of the British Isles.  Twisted rocks, changing cliffs and the meeting of the moors and the ocean provide some steep climbs and great photo opportunities. I spent a week … Continue reading

Hiroshima

DSC_1626 © 2015 entoptika. All rights reserved.

70 years ago, at 8:15am (Japan Time) on 6 August 1945, the USA dropped an atomic bomb over Hiroshima in Japan.  ‘Little Boy’ contained about 64kg of uranium-235 and took about 44 seconds to drop to 580m above the city, where … Continue reading

How to make a ‘Mini-Planet’

hillyfieldscirclefull © 2015 entoptika. All rights reserved.

Many a time on a market stall, I’m asked about the ‘mini-planets’ on display and find myself explaining the process I use. Essentially, a mini-planet is a 360° landscape that has been looped round to produce a continuous panorama.  I … Continue reading

Millennium Bridge

Millennium Bridge in London at sunset © 2015 entoptika. All rights reserved.

Also known as ‘the wobbly bridge’, due to a rather unfortunate design flaw discovered on opening day, the Millennium Bridge spans the River Thames from the Tate Modern to St. Paul’s Cathedral, providing pedestrians with a relatively simple way of getting from … Continue reading

Westminster Sunset

The Houses of Parliament in Westminster © 2015 entoptika. All rights reserved.

It had been another day of pollution warnings in London, which seemed to produce a strange looking red sun the evening before, so I forced myself out of the house for the second evening running and headed to the south … Continue reading

Thames Barrier

The Thames Barrier © 2015 entoptika. All rights reserved.

The day started out really smoggy.  Warnings were in force in London as saharan dust got mixed up with pollution and smothered London in a haze.  Being a photographer got me thinking about what that would all do to the … Continue reading

Trafalgar Square Blue Hour

The Gift Horse sculpture on the fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square © 2015 entoptika. All rights reserved.

I ended up in Trafalgar Square more by chance than design, because I’d decided to pay a visit to Admiralty Arch before the sun set, whichever cloud that was behind during the evening… Located just off Trafalgar Square, Admiralty Arch … Continue reading