The three things that seem to cause most stress in my day to day life are mess, noise, and rushing. So perhaps I'm not ideally predisposed to have three kids, two of them boys under eight. Anyway, as you know - and like you - photography is a mainstay in my life, and a passion… Continue reading Photography – A Compass Through The Chaos
These days my musical preferences are mostly towards the quieter, instrumental end of the scale. Old favourite Stars Of The Lid, plus newer discoveries Goldmund and 36 have been on heavy rotation in recent weeks. But I'm still fond of rather more noisy music, like My Bloody Valentine or Asobi Seksu. In fact, I've always… Continue reading The Tipping Point Between Noise And Silence
How much grain do you like in your photos? By grain, here I'm referring to both the grain in film photographs, and the noise in digital photographs. I'll use "grain" to cover both, and this post is not about the differences between the two, or the precise definition of "grain". Grain in colour photos is… Continue reading The Grain Game – How Much Is Too Much?