My passion has always been for Art and Photography and I’ve been sketching, painting and taking photos for as long as I can remember.
I was delighted to stumble across Red Bubble which is the perfect outlet for my snaps and scribbles, thoughts and ideas. Great to find like-minded people and a brilliant source of inspiration for me.
Hope you enjoy viewing (and hopefully buying) my efforts as much as I enjoy yours.
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Black and White
‘Forming and breaking in the sky, I fancy all shapes are there; Temple, mountain, monument, spire; Ships rigged out with sails of fire, And blown by the evening air.’
J.K. Hoyt – A Summer Sunset
“Far clouds of feathery gold, shaded with deepest purple, gleam like islands on a dark blue sea.”
Shelley – Clouds
“Landscape photography is the supreme test of the photographer – and often the supreme disappointment.”
Ansel Adams – Photographer 1902-1984
After decades of entering competitions only to be rewarded with; ‘Thank you but…’ / I received an email today telling me I had won a photo competition in a local Christchurch, NZ community newspaper; The Nor’West News. for my Autumnal shot of Mona Vale Gardens, Christchurch, NZ. / Here / and here… / A $100 NZD photo restoration voucher!! fanfare – better than a pok…
After a brief ‘back-turn’ on RB, I returned this week to give it another chance. Good timing it seems with a feature in the New Zealand Made Group with “The Yellow Team":http://www.redbubble.com/people/johnbrotheridge/art/2785406-2-the-yellow-team and the cover image for the New Zealand Children challenge with Kiwi Kids albeit a badly cropped one (my mistake). Feel free to …
Thank you to the New Zealand Made and the Sea Groups for featuring two of my recent shots. It made a nice end to 2008. Roll on 2009! / Hometime and / Whalers Bay, Kaikoura, NZ