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Kandinsky’s Constructivist Vision

A post or 2 ago I shared some images I had created in MidJourney AI based on my Black and White Unite series of ball bearing images. I thought I would dig a bit deeper into this and produce some images based specifically in the style of one of its

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To Boldly Go where no Ball Bearing has gone before!

I plugged my ball bearing images into Midjourney AI today and gave them a sci-fi slant. I’ve always enjoyed Sci-Fi and was a particular fan of Star Trek as I grew up. The history of science fiction is a long and fascinating one, with roots that can be traced back

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Constructavism meets Brutalism

Brutalism, AI and Constructivism

Many of you will know that I have a fondness for a good Brutalist building, so much so that I have a separate web site all about photographing Brutalist buildings around the UK.  Brutalism Brutalism is an architectural style that emerged in the 1950s and was popularized in the 1960s

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Surreal Steel: AI-Altered Ball Bearings with Human Eyes

Artificial intelligence (AI) has revolutionized the way we create and manipulate images, opening up new possibilities for artistic expression. In this blog post, we’ll explore a series of surreal images created using Midjourney AI, which adds human eyes to steel ball bearings. Surrealist art has a long tradition of using

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AI Imaging, is it all downhill from here?

AI Image Generation with Midjourney

In recent years, artificial intelligence (AI) has made significant strides in the field of image generation. One company at the forefront of this technology is Midjourney, which uses AI to generate high-quality, photo-realistic images. What is Midjourney? Midjourney is a startup that specializes in creating AI-generated images. The company’s software

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The Tree House Collection made in MidJourney AI

MidJourney Artificial Intelligence (AI) – Tree Houses

Whilst I’ve not had a great deal of time for photography recently (especially after the acquisition of our new dog Jess), when I do have a spare few moments you’ll find me over on a Discord server creating all sorts of weird and wonderful images in the MidJourney AI. This

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The Nelson Monument in Great Yarmouth

A Tyred Great Yarmouth

I visited Great Yarmouth yesterday for work and stopped off on the sea front when I had finished to have a look round and take a picture of the local theatre/cinema which looks lovely. This was thwarted in 2 ways, firstly there was a large lorry parked right in front

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Self Love

315-365v4 Self Love

For the most part people are not curious except about themselves.” ― John Steinbeck, The Winter of Our Discontent Continuing playing with the scanner and (hopefully) moving beyond the photocopying your arse on the office photocopier stage! I quite enjoyed exploring the “art” of the selfie on the scanner. I don’t do

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Rubiks Scanography
rubiks cube

314-365v4 – Scanography

I’m still not really in the best photographic frame of mind, but did enjoy this new technique (to me anyway) of producing images. It’s not at all complicated, open up your scanner in a darkened room and scan 3d objects to make an image. I took my three favourite shots

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Mark Seton

Mark Seton

I'm an amateur photographer who enjoys music. I'm currently the Digital Secretary of the Bishops Stortford Camera club (and am a past Chairman) and I hold both LRPS and CPAGB distinctions.