The Colour Quest (IX) – The Colour Is The Composition

This year I've been on a quest to explore colour again, after nearly two years of shooting b/w almost exclusively.  You can read the other colour quest posts in the series so far here. The last two Colour Quest posts have been about how I've rediscovered the delights of a CCD sensor, in this instance… Continue reading The Colour Quest (IX) – The Colour Is The Composition

The Colour Quest (VIII) – The Colour Keeps On Coming

This year I've been exploring colour photography, after struggling in the past to find a colour set up that I'm anything like as happy with as the b/w images made with a number of cameras. The story so far can be read here. Perhaps most important was the last chapter, where my recent acquisition of… Continue reading The Colour Quest (VIII) – The Colour Keeps On Coming

The Colour Quest (VII) – True Love When It’s Least Expected?

This is the newest post in my Colour Quest series, about trying to find a way of making colour photographs I love, with the minimum of fuss. You can read all of the Colour Quest posts here. It's often said that you find love when you least expect it, and conversely, when you're desperately looking,… Continue reading The Colour Quest (VII) – True Love When It’s Least Expected?

Why Not Everything Looks Good In Black And White

Because, despite a few recent experiments, I’ve all but given up colour photography, black and white has become my default palette. In the past, when I've chosen to shoot b/w over colour for a particular photowalk, I've then been able to seek out the kinds of compositions and scenes that feel better suited to b/w.… Continue reading Why Not Everything Looks Good In Black And White

The Colour Quest (VI) – FujiFilm FinePix S7000 + Snapseed

This is the newest post charting my ongoing quest for colour where, after happily shooting black and white for some time, I’m seeking similar satisfaction with colour images. You can read all posts from my Colour Quest here. I've been really impressed with the oldie but goody FujiFilm FinePix S7000, a 2004 bridge camera that set me… Continue reading The Colour Quest (VI) – FujiFilm FinePix S7000 + Snapseed