As a photographer, I like to think that every photograph I make is for a reason. More specifically, that reason is that I felt the scene and composition was interesting and beautiful enough to be worth capturing - for myself, and to share with others. But despite this lofty expectation, of course there are many… Continue reading The Camera Testing Trap – Have You Fallen Victim?
It’s a long held belief of mine (and not just as a photographer) that the beauty of life is in the tiny details. So for as long as I’ve been photographing with intention (since around 2006 with Sony camera phones), I’ve been drawn to photographing up close and intimate. This is a short series on… Continue reading How To Get Up Close And Intimate (Part V) – De-glassing A Teleconverter
A term often used by those interested in the latest photography technology is “out resolve”, as in “this digital sensor will out resolve the lens”. As I understand it, in layman’s terms it means the digital sensor is capable of capturing a higher level of resolution detail than the lens is able to project on… Continue reading When The Camera Out Resolves The Photographer
On 13 August last year I decided to invest in an ebike, almost entirely to use for my 3.5 mile work commute. One year on, I've used it for a total of 145 days (of course I've been tracking it on a spreadsheet, you know what a stats geek I am!). I need to be… Continue reading The Power Of Redefining Normal (Via 145 Days Of Cycling)
Lately on 35hunter there's been a fairly high proportion of talk around gear. Which, on a photography blog, surely is inevitable? The exact combination of camera and lens (and film) you use is highly important. Except, it really isn't. Not in the way many would tell you it is. In my experience, where gear isn't important… Continue reading Why Photography Is All About The Gear (Except Actually It Isn’t At All)