Archive for the ‘Photographs’ Category

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Test pattern

Posted: September 17, 2014 in Photographs

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We now return you to your regularly scheduled program.

Skylines

Posted: July 27, 2014 in Photographs

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Photograph by Shane Bolitho 2014.

Image: Shane Bolitho 2014

Image: Shane Bolitho 2014

Born and bred an inland lad, the idea of the ocean and all things in it are as far removed from normality as anything my psyche has had to deal with over the years.
Fish were things you caught out of rivers or lakes (if you were lucky), or were battered or crumbed wedges of oily deep-fried goodness from the fish’n’chip shop down the road.
We found crabs at the fish’n’chip shop too. But, rather than scuttling creatures with nippers and stalky eyes, they were sticks of seafood-extender in salty batter.
The sandiness of a day at the beach was such a foreign, unimaginable thing, a million miles away from the sunburnt days spent in the manicured and concreted surrounds of the local pool, with its uniform straight lines and the inviting blue of its chlorinated water.
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Baby praying mantis

Posted: April 20, 2014 in Photographs, Travel writing

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Kelapa mudah and kopi susu by the beach at Taman Yokima in Cipatujah, West Java.
Just look out for the baby praying mantis. They are everywhere!

On a side note, clearly I’ve spent too long in the city. The roar of the surf just sounds like distant traffic noise.

The view down to smoggy Bandung during my jog this morning.

The view down to smoggy Bandung during my jog this morning.

After car after bus after car after truck. After this my lungs will be so fucked up!

Sabuga

Posted: April 7, 2014 in Photographs

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Sabuga: I’ve come to know just about every pebble, every frayed bit of line-marking tape, every tree, and every dragonfly around this track.

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‘Gedung Sipil ITB’ by Shane Bolitho, 6 April 2014

Lereng Merapi

Posted: March 23, 2014 in Photographs
Image: Shane Bolitho 2014

Image: Shane Bolitho 2014

Jatilan di Desa Sumber

Posted: March 22, 2014 in Photographs

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Image: Shane Bolitho 2014