Throughout my life I've had a keen interest in music, and find that I cycle back to my absolutely favourites over and over again. Sometimes, if it's been a while, I hear and experience the music in a slightly different way, a combination of the experiences and growth I've gone through since I last listened.… Continue reading The Ones We Return To
If you're a regular here you may have noticed I'm pretty fond of numbers and stats, like the activity this blog sees. My daily routine of yoga/exercise/gratitude is packed with numbers like a Snickers is with peanuts, clocking how many press ups and squats and sun salutations I complete, amongst other things. And with photography,… Continue reading Photography Happiness – Escaping The Numbers
One of the fundamental choices we make as photographers is whether to shoot in colour or black and white. In the film days of course, this was determined by the film loaded in the camera. We couldn't simply switch between colour and b/w, shot by shot. With digital, we can make this choice every time… Continue reading Why Photograph In Black And White?
In the comments in a previous post I was prompted to think further about something I've often found baffling. That is, why, on so many sites that review cameras (and this is going back years as most cameras I research are a decade old), are the test shots they feature are so incredibly dull? If… Continue reading The Terrible Tides Of Tedious Test Shots
For the last few years I've wondered why, despite having found an excellent core arsenal of cameras, I still get something different, something extra, from using a camera that's new to me. I feel I should be entirely happy with cameras I love like the Pentax K100D for colour, and the Ricoh GRD III for… Continue reading Photography With A Point To Prove