David Airey is an independent graphic designer working with companies of all sizes since 2005.

While I was away

Costa Blanca, Spain

I’m back from a week in southern Spain, successfully dodging the ash cloud, and although I couldn’t justify reading all of my back-logged feed subscriptions, here are a few notable mentions.

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Forth Rail Bridge

Forth Rail Bridge

I’m sure I’ll pay the bridge a few more visits as I get to grips with my Nikon D5000. 14 kilometres west of Edinburgh, the Forth Rail Bridge is so imposing it’s easy to capture a dramatic photo.

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Edinburgh chimneys

Edinburgh chimneys

Shot from my third-floor studio window as I get to grips with the Nikon D5000. There’s been no Photoshop work done on the sky (just a little darkening of the chimneys).

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Entry-level DSLR recommendations

Canon EOS 550D camera

I’m on the lookout for an entry-level digital SLR. Yesterday I asked for your recommendations on Twitter, and here are a few of your most popular choices (thanks very much, by the way).

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Five days in Dubai

Philip Bloom Dubai

I’ve read a lot about Dubai that paints a sad picture, but Philip Bloom makes it easy to look beyond the dark side and witness the undoubted beauty of the man-made surroundings.

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