Bottle bulb chandelier

While I have been walking my dog I’ve toured the badger sets where they’ve excavated bottles while burrowing their sets. I built up quite … more

Ultraviolet cornstarch

Working with Naomi Morris during her residency at OVADA August 2016. Her project which involved finding a way of pouring fluid over her figure and … more

Psychedelic Circus at The Cellar

The Psychedelic Circus at The Cellar, Oxford was a wonderfully eclectic event organised by Dot and Maya, which enabled me to showcase my fractal … more

Pillbox Camera Obscura

When I first visited a pillbox along the Thames at Appleton (OSGB grid reference SP 413011) I noticed that the view was being very … more

Vivid EP album cover

Rachel Ruscombe-King asked me to make a cover for her first album Vivid EP so I thought some photography with electroluminescent wire in a stream … more

Cyanotypes at EMF Camp 2016

This was an excellent opportunity to experiment with cyanotypes and document activities at EMF Camp, a festival for hackers and makers. I used my … more

Fractal Video Feedback

For the VIDEOVADA event I wanted to create video fractal feedback effects. Video feedback happens when you point a video camera at a screen which … more

Bottle Bulb

It’s about time I revealed my hoarding of bottles which started with casually finding a bovril bottle and it’s now ballooned out of control … more

Speaker Swinging

Gordon Monohan’s speaker swinging performed at Oxford Brooke’s former Student Union as part of Audiograft on 10th March 2016. Gordon has been performing this … more

Blurred plants

I’m angling for something here – and I’m not quite sure what it is. There’s something exciting that happens in the space between overlapping … more

Electroluminescent tree

Second experiment with electroluminescent wire in a tree. The yellow image is a train passing by the railway line. … more

Sheet Dip

“Sheet Dip”, part of the Arkitektoniske Kramper exhibition at OVADA in November 2016 by brook and black, provided an ideal opportunity for me to … more

Spinning electroluminescent wire

The postman delivered 4 colours of electroluminescent wire, the battery holder, and the 4 way splitter from and immediately got cracking with it. … more

Frosty Thames Walk to Iffley

I took Ronnie out for a walk along the Thames from Donnington Bridge to the field at Kennington via Iffley Lock. It was a … more

Merlin portrait

Here are a couple of pastel portraits of a lovely dog. The top one I drew from video frames as a motion study. I … more

Turn around where possible

Santa isn’t having a good time today – it was a poor decision to ditch the reindeer and deploy Cedric the snail… Keep going … more

The Twenty Six Ronnies

So here we go – this is what happened on Port Meadow when I was out shooting with the telephoto lens and took a … more

Lunar Eclipse September 2015

I’ve only once photographed a lunar eclipse before but this time I stayed up half the night from penumbral encroachment until full red eclipse. … more

RGB laser line generator

I have been using a 40mW red laser to take photos here and here and in the Oxford Times here. But the whole redness of it … more

Nixie Matrix

After considerable deliberation I ordered 20 IVLM1-1/7 nixie matrix tubes from Ukraine. These are glass tubes with 7 phosphor spots, each spot independently illuminatable. I … more