Imagery showcase

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Examples of picture manipulation in Photoshop

Click the pic to see full drought coverage

Click the pic to see full drought coverage

Promo for Halloween Night at High Knoll Fort, St Helena; the castle is taken from an print, sourced online and cut out; the sky is from a Creative Commons image; the ghost was hand-drawn by me on a blackboard and photographed

Promo for Halloween Night at High Knoll Fort, St Helena; the castle is taken from an print, sourced online and cut out; the sky is from a Creative Commons image; the ghost was hand-drawn by me on a blackboard and photographed

A montage compiled by me from three supplied pictures. The underwater elements came from two images; the surface shot  was cropped to remove rocks and reposition the wave in the foreground

A montage compiled by me from three supplied pictures. The underwater elements came from two images; the surface shot was cropped to remove rocks and reposition the wave in the foreground

This is the (supplied) surface image, with rocks subsequently removed, used to create the montage above

This is the (supplied) surface image, with rocks subsequently removed, used to create the montage above

Promotional images for St Helena Online front page

 

Graphics

PODCASTS: Hear the story of St Helena’s anti-slavery fight
When a Lieutenant Wilcox declared that his men were too exhausted to haul the dead out to sea any more, it brought home the horror of St Helena’s role in ending the “depravity” of the slave trade. The Lieutenant’s complaint is recalled in one of two audio podcasts produced for St Helena Online. These graphics were produced to promote the podcasts:

Graphic: sound wave overlaid on image of archaeologists at work
LISTEN: Human Cattle – Victims of the South Atlantic Slave Runners

Presenter: Simon Pipe Duration: 14.51 minutes

Graphic: soundwave overlaid on image of graveyard map from book cover
LISTEN: Saints and Slaves
Duration: 14.23 minutes

Maps: St Helena, Maryland, USA

Read the story:For sale: half of St Helena Island. Yours for $7 million
If anyone fears losing their peace and quiet when St Helena’s airport opens, they might consider buying their own island retreat. One has come up for sale in America, and handily, it’s called St Helena.

map 
Map: Okavango Delta
Island jewellery inspired by a lost tribe
A simple piece of jewellery, made from rolled-up paper, links craftspeople on St Helena with a lost tribe of river bushmen in a vast African wetland.

map showing Okavango Delta and St Helena, with pictures embedded

Sinking island

IN PICTURES: St Helena sinks beneath the waves
A Guardian reader warned that increasing air pollution could add to global warming and make “islands like St Helena” disappear. I used photoshop to make it happen.

Reading Sports

All the fun of the Reading Sports – in pictures and interviews
Picture galleries of my own photographs from the annual St Helena Association sports day.

 

 

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