Unique Photographic Style – Should It Be Yours Or The Camera’s?

How much of the character of your final photographs should be down to how you've manipulated them, and how much down to the unique personality of the camera and lens you're using? After I'd been shooting film for a while, I realised that once I'd found my favourite few film emulsions, it didn't make a… Continue reading Unique Photographic Style – Should It Be Yours Or The Camera’s?

Why The iPad Is My Favourite Tool For Editing Photographs

My post processing workflow is very consistent these days, and follows one of two paths. 1. The camera creates images I like on board so I don't need to do anything except upload them to my MacBook by putting the memory card in a USB reader and importing en masse with Image Capture. These images… Continue reading Why The iPad Is My Favourite Tool For Editing Photographs

Why (And When) I Choose To Photograph In Black And White – A Comparison

For the majority of photowalks over the last couple of years I've shot mostly in black and white. Partly this is because I've just enjoyed it more and been more in that kind of mood, partly because I find it easier (fewer variables means fewer decisions to make!) and partly because I haven't until very… Continue reading Why (And When) I Choose To Photograph In Black And White – A Comparison

How I Use Snapseed To Simply Process Black And White Photos In 13 Seconds

A year ago I used LightRoom to process RAW photographs captured with my Pentax K10D DSLR. This evolved. Six months ago my preferred workflow was using my iPad or iPhone and Hipstamatic to process JPEG photographs made with my digital compacts. Now, the act has evolved further still, and I use my Sony Xperia Android… Continue reading How I Use Snapseed To Simply Process Black And White Photos In 13 Seconds

Learning To Love Colour Again (And How To Keep It Simple)

Since last October I've photographed almost exclusively in black and white. So what's got me keenly embracing colour photography again? The black and white phase began with the coinciding of two events - the autumn season and the arrival of a Ricoh GRD III. I only ever intended to shoot b/w with the Ricoh, and… Continue reading Learning To Love Colour Again (And How To Keep It Simple)