In a world that's increasingly shouting at us bigger better faster more, it's more important than ever to remember the small things that bring most pleasure. When you're looking big, there's always something bigger. There's no end - whatever you have, there's always an upgrade. But when you seek small, it's so much easier to… Continue reading Seek Small (It’s All You Need)
Most of us here don't regularly make photographs of subjects ranging from plants to planets, high speed sports events to staged studio models, and wildlife roaming half a mile away down to insects at the end of your nose macro. With a few weddings and family parties in between. Which means we don't need some… Continue reading For Each Camera, A Unique Purpose (And The Attraction Of Those We’ve Not Yet Met)
As a MacBook (and previously PowerBook) user for around 17 years now, naturally I was very curious when Apple first released the iPad in 2010, and how it might complement and perhaps ultimately replace my laptop. These days I don't use my MacBook for as much as I used to. There's no music composition (or… Continue reading What An iPad Does Best For Photographers (And Where It Fails Dismally)
This month in my One Month One Camera project I've returned to an old favourite, the Ricoh GR Digital III. Despite being one of the more expensive used cameras I've bought (around £150 in 2018), it's more than earned its keep. In fact I enjoy using the GRD III so much, I feel like there's… Continue reading One Month One Camera – Feb 2020 (II) – Ricoh GR Digital III – Lost For Words?
These days the world is saturated with advertising. Common to all of it, is some kind of promise to make your life better. Often this is wrapped up in such enticing and seductive language and imagery, that you'd think those offering the product or service were real life magicians, capable of conjuring up benefits for… Continue reading The 3 Steps To Finding Photography’s Secret Spell