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)

Disintegration Layers – A Processing Experiment

When I shot predominantly film, I used to have it developed and scanned at a lab, then used the images straight from the CD. Yes, of course there was some digital processing involved by the software and the person developing, but in terms of my input, it ended when I pressed the shutter button. It… Continue reading Disintegration Layers – A Processing Experiment

Irreversible Photography – Where The Work Begins

Irreversible Photography (IP) I would define simply as the making a single and final version of a photograph the moment your release the shutter. Beyond that moment there is nothing extra you add or change about the image, no adjusting, or tweaking, or processing. It's irreversible. The only further decision to make is whether it's… Continue reading Irreversible Photography – Where The Work Begins

Photography Beyond The Light(Room)

Previously I spoke about giving up Adobe LightRoom, partly because it was vastly over complex (and overwhelming) for my needs, and partly due to the locked in yearly subscription plans I resented. I tried to end it three months ago but they wanted something like four month's subs to leave, so I tried their "special… Continue reading Photography Beyond The Light(Room)

How To Finally Start (Or Restart) Your Photography Blog – A Simple Guide

One of the biggest pleasures of having a blog is meeting other people with similar interests, to share our photographs, experiments and experiences. So when you leave a comment on a post, I check out where your name links to. A few have their own established photography blogs. Some don’t link to anything at all,… Continue reading How To Finally Start (Or Restart) Your Photography Blog – A Simple Guide