Category Archives: Black Country

Infrared Wednesday

I charged up the batteries for my infrared converted Nikon 995 and took it out with me on my lunch time walk yesterday. The weather wasn’t all that good and there isn’t much in the way of fresh green vegetation … Continue reading

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Bobington Airport – 1940’s Event

This is the second year of the Bobington Airport – 1940’s event, held over the weekend – 19-20 June, 2012. A great friendly atmosphere all round with plenty see and photography. The following slide show represents images, taken by me, from the … Continue reading

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The Stourbridge Canal Photographed in Infra-red

The Stourbridge Canal is a canal in the West Midlands of England. It links the Staffordshire and Worcestershire Canal at Stourton Junction, affording access to traffic from the River Severn with the Dudley Canal at the heart of the Black Country. On bright sunny days, when normal photography would be out of the … Continue reading

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1940′s Weekend: Arley Station, Severn Valley Railway

1940′s Weekend: Arley Station, Severn Valley Railway; 25th June 2011 Despite having to contend with scorching temperatures the turn out on Arley Station was surprisingly mild for a 1940′s event. Anne; A Brief Encounter © John Powell EFIAP DPAGB I … Continue reading

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The New Oldbury Library

Work on the new six million pound library and council offices started back in August, 2009, when finished it is reported to be one of the most environmentally friendly buildings in the Midlands. Today the perimeter fence was removed allowing … Continue reading

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