Despite trying a number of times, I just haven't been able to get on with Instagram. One of the major stumbling blocks for me is that it's such a mobile based platform. Fine for quick snapshots between family and friends, but not for photography that's more intentional and artistic. Why would someone who would like… Continue reading How To Make Your Photographs Look Amazing Again
For as long as I've been making photographs with intention (since around 2005), I've photographed living things, and dying - or dead - things. Mostly flowers and trees, in various states of decay and disintegration, with the occasional dead animal or bird in between. Why? Whilst I rarely capture (or try to capture) anything that… Continue reading Photographs Of Life And Death
I like to think I'm fairly minimalist, but admit I probably have at least twice as many t-shirts as I need. My standard "uniform" tends to be some kind of print t-shirt, usually with a tree or mountain or Land Rover or bicycle on the front - the kind that Fat Face churn out dozens… Continue reading That Seventh Blue T-Shirt You Really Didn’t Need
Think for a moment about the best photograph you've ever made. Which one(s) come to mind? How long ago did you make it? A week ago? A year ago? A lifetime ago? Now think about the last photograph you made that you were proud of. How does that one compare with the best one you've… Continue reading Are We Only As Good As Our Last Photograph?
It's funny how we have certain concepts and beliefs around particular brands. Perhaps 10 years ago, before I'd seriously got into photography - and cameras - I was vaguely aware of a few different manufacturers, and had formed opinions of them based on the very little information and experience I had. Panasonic Lumix seemed to… Continue reading Long Live The Legends Of Lumix