Alex Harford's Photography & Travels

(finding fantasy in reality)

Old anti-midge lotion on shelf in abandoned house

Colourfully Decorated Abandoned House, Plus Anti-Midge Lotion

A brightly decorated house of reds and yellows in northwest Scotland abandoned in the 1980s, with old fireplaces, family letters and more

Lost teddy bear with foam-loss

Lost and Abandoned Teddy Bears

Lost and abandoned teddy bears, on their way to teddy-heaven

Dragons, Norse warrior and waterfall at building ruin

Photos of Medieval Time Travel: Dragons and Norse Warriors

A trip to medieval Norse times to see dragons and Norse warriors - with photographic evidence

Winding steep road and waterfall in autumn

Spectacular 21-Hairpin Road and Myrdalsfossen in Autumn, Norway

A spectacular 21-hairpin-bend Norwegian road and beautiful waterfall in autumn


A backwards S for Scarista Beach, Isle of Harris and Lewis

29 Photos of Amazing Places in The Outer Hebrides (My Highlights)

I was blown away by the Outer Hebrides - incredible beaches, mountains, historical buildings and galleries


Old comfy chairs and TV left in living room

Inside Abandoned Semi-Detached Houses in Cheshire

A pair of houses, one apparently left at Christmas, but don't always believe what you see...

Top-down view inside abandoned theatre

Little Abandoned Theatre (Somewhere in Europe)

Fire-damaged Waggon & Horses pub on a misty morning

Inside Abandoned Waggon & Horses Pub, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Inside the fire-damaged and abandoned Waggon & Horses Pub near Audley, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Graffiti and paint peeling inside the old St Giles' and St George's school building

Inside the Derelict Old St Giles' and St George's School, Newcastle, Staffs.

Photos inside the old school in Newcastle-under-Lyme, plus history and memories from former pupils

Communist House Monument on Mt. Buzludzha

Highlights of Bulgaria

Weird rocks, a fantasy castle, an incredible abandoned monument and spectacular mountains. Must see places in Bulgaria, with lots of photos!

Old Street, photo for the Bleeding London project

Bleeding London Improved My Photography

A lesson I learnt from a project to photograph every street in London. It can improve your photography too!


Ushguli's Svanetian towers at night

I Love Ushguli


Gergeti Trinity Church and Mount Kazbek

Gergeti Trinity Church

It was probably a photo of Gergeti Holy Trinity Church silhouetted against Mount Kazbek that originally inspired me to visit Georgia


Jvari Church and Mtskheta, Georgia

Jvari Church, Mtskheta


Apedale pit wheel through sunlit grass

Apedale Pit Wheel Memorial


The New Mendicants, Manchester

The New Mendicants at the Anthony Burgess Foundation, Manchester

Photos, video and review of The New Mendicants (Norman Blake and Joe Pernice) at the Anthony Burgess Foundation, Manchester

Akhaltsikhe Castle

Akhaltsikhe and Rabati Castle


Widowspeak in Birmingham, UK

Widowspeak Live at The Victoria Birmingham, UK on Facebook:

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Alex has used these cameras:
Canon Powershot G3
Canon Powershot S5 IS
Canon Powershot G1 X
Sony Ericsson Xperia Mini Pro