It's a common belief that any accomplished artist has their own unique signature style, instantly recognisable at a glance. Think about your favourite writers, poets, singers or painters. They likely have a strong, personal and distinctive voice throughout their work. But what about photographers? Is it something we should strive for too? Put another way, should… Continue reading Should All Of Your Photographs Look The Same?
In recent weeks I've been immersed in the delights of Ricoh's digital compacts, most specifically the utterly joyful 28mm GR Digital III - probably the most intelligently designed camera I've ever used - and its very similar zoom (24-72mm, but for me, 24 or 28mm) sibling, the GX100. But sometimes, still, a distraction comes along,… Continue reading An Impulsive Instructive Interlude – Sony W570
Second in this new series of These Three Photographs, where I share, er, three photographs on a similar theme and say a little about them. This time, rust. This is not an unusual kind of scene, depending on the towns you hang around. Whilst most shop fronts generally remain respectable, quite often if you can… Continue reading These Three Photographs – Rust
In person I might be a little shy on conversation, but give me a written platform and I can ramble for hours. Whilst common blogging wisdom might say share short posts often to get most reach and response from your readers, I generally write much longer posts, and less frequently. So to punctuate the inevitable… Continue reading These Three Photographs – Cars
Recently I talked about why I use Flickr and all the positives it's given me over the years I've been on board. Next up in this loosely related series, why I use Instagram. Because I've been with Flickr eight years, it's become the yardstick by which I measure other photography connected sites. Which is perhaps… Continue reading Why I Use Instagram (Sort Of)