Should All Of Your Photographs Look The Same?

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?

An Impulsive Instructive Interlude – Sony W570

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

Why I Use Instagram (Sort Of)

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)