How To Get Up Close And Intimate (Part IV) – Dedicated Macro Lenses

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 IV) – Dedicated Macro Lenses

When Your Camera’s Just Too Good

Not yet two weeks into the April chapter of my One Month, One Camera (OMOC) project, where my chosen cohort is a Panasonic Lumic GF1, a couple of interesting developments have occurred. First, an unfortunate accident. On a photowalk where I wanted to gauge how the GF1 felt to use with old M42 lenses (plus… Continue reading When Your Camera’s Just Too Good

What Really Influences Your Choice Of Camera?

The reason you use the camera you do today might be because it's the original Leica your German maternal grandfather bought in the 1930s and made, amongst other photographs, a comprehensive portrait gallery of your extended family that is still viewed and reminisced about to this day. Handing it down to you when his eyesight… Continue reading What Really Influences Your Choice Of Camera?

Unplugging All Over Again

A while back I started some unplugged experiments. Whilst I didn't - and don't - spend vast amounts of time online on what I'd consider meaningless activities, I wanted to hone the quality further, and reduce my overall time each week spent on a device connected to the internet. The experiments went well, and both… Continue reading Unplugging All Over Again