If you are looking for the relatively well known, British jazz guitarist, of the same name, I'm sorry, but you're in the wrong place.
This Martin Taylor was born in Blackburn, Lancashire at the tail end of the sixties. He went to school at Ripley St. Thomas, Lancaster. He got his degree in English literature at Ripon, N.Yorks. in '91. Since '94 this Martin Taylor has been a professional geek for the world's second largest software developer. He unintentionally emigrated to California in '95 where he works at the Northern tip of Silicon Valley, and lives in an especially foggy part of San Francisco. He married Patti on New Year's Eve 1999 (his tax accountant thought this romantic, but fiscally foolish) and they bought their first home in 2000.
This Martin Taylor played bass in various bar/pub bands in the UK with inane names like "The Pontardawe Folk Club", "Jungle Ted and the Lacy Button Poppers" and "Worlds Apart". If you were unfortunate enough to have seen any of these bands live, Martin would like to take this opportunity to apologize.
This Martin Taylor hardly ever refers refers to himself in the third person but figured it would be OK just this once.
I have kept a regular photoblog since 2003. I am using flickr as a place to play and not worry so much about photography so much as posting pictures and having fun. What does that mean? I wouldn't post nearly so many pictures of dogs on my photoblog as I do here.
“To me, photography is an art of observation. It's about finding something interesting in an ordinary place... I've found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.”
- Elliott Erwitt
Twitter, TheOtherMartin: twitter.com/TheOtherMartin
- geometric 1,160 photos, 245 members
- GREAT PANOS 34,132 photos, 3,330 members
- the art of car photography 159 photos, 26 members
- Gigapan 291 photos, 124 members
- Canon EOS M, M2 & M3 Series - Mirrorless 43,470 photos, 3,205 members
- iPad Creative. Art and Design. 41,101 photos, 1,217 members
- The Black Keys 992 photos, 167 members
- the Hives 798 photos, 147 members
- Alien Skin Software 25,276 photos, 2,269 members
- Sci-Fi Starship Modeling zone 1,819 photos, 258 members
- Parkology 5,987 photos, 225 members
- 3D Highway 16,057 photos, 1,719 members
- ALIENS AND PREDATOR LOVERS 3,942 photos, 455 members
- Recyclart 2,465 photos, 334 members
- Star Wars 58,282 photos, 5,933 members
- Western Lowland Gorilla 4,666 photos, 366 members
- Adobe Photowalk 533 photos, 116 members
- San Francisco Fire Department 980 photos, 80 members
- Only in California 1,243 photos, 280 members
- 365 Moments 2012 4,465 photos, 47 members
- Unicycle! 1,893 photos, 325 members
- Get Olympus 215,703 photos, 4,063 members
- The Outside World 74 photos, 13 members
- My workspace 47 photos, 75 members
- Ibarionex Perello's Chasing the Light 3,843 photos, 315 members
- Audio Recording Studio 7,092 photos, 1,314 members
- Homemade Music 4,904 photos, 863 members
- Faded & Blurred - fadedandblurred.com 3,891 photos, 171 members
- *DIY Photography Equipment 11,869 photos, 7,512 members
- 3D Renderings 7,811 photos, 2,027 members
- Cinematography and life 63 photos, 70 members
- the pocket cinematographer 2,292 photos, 212 members
- Disposable Film Fest 170 photos, 23 members
- Videos taken with an Apple iPhone 971 photos, 370 members
- Camera-wiki.org 74,976 photos, 1,892 members
- 8mm App 63 photos, 25 members
- The Art of Imitation 284 photos, 58 members
- 365 Moments 2011 2,429 photos, 19 members
- RC Helicopter - RC Hubschrauber 2,731 photos, 307 members
- Pursuit of all things Nerfly. 595 photos, 174 members
- Martin Mere Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust 6,702 photos, 373 members
- DSLR Video Rigs 241 photos, 90 members
- DIY- Inexpensive Photography 1,633 photos, 540 members
- Sanyo Xacti 843 photos, 117 members
- Flickr Ideas 1 photo, 11,651 members
- Raygun Gothic Rocketship 1,654 photos, 130 members
- Canon 5D Mk II Videos 2,026 photos, 930 members
- Plastic Bullet 5,303 photos, 1,104 members
- Sutro Baths, San Francisco - 2010 SK Photowalk 86 photos, 18 members
- iPhone Video 52 243 photos, 51 members
Ivan Makarov says:
"Martin was one of the first people I found when I came on Flickr almost a year ago and I followed his work with great interest. He's got an eye that I think any photographer hope to have and he finds exciting shapes, objects, combinations, colors, angles and messages anywhere he goes. I also admire Martin's overall creativity, considering he spends majority of his time during the week in the Silicon Valley - not the most exciting place for photo opportunities.
Flickr is a much better place for him being here."
October 8th, 2007
"It's pretty strange I'm the first person to write a testimonial for "the other" Martin Taylor.
He might not be a well known british jazz guitarist, but he certainly has a great eye, giving a glimpse of San Fran through Lancashire eyes. I love the way he shoots those crisp shadows, the way he composes pics and the breathtaking angles of some of his photos.
Check out his "Street parking" set for a brilliant concept and hidden car-gems, his "Boring grey bridge", "Street lights", "Jumping@shadows" ... well everything really.
Plus his "toys" set for a laugh and contemplation, those Stikfas can be so expressive!
Ah, almost forgot, check the utility set for some giant poster quality shots you just really want on your room wall!"
January 14th, 2007
- Martin Taylor
- June 2005
- Lancashire, UK
- San Francisco, CA, USA
- I am:
- Male and Taken
- Multimedia Producer
- the other Martin Taylor