The Occasional Photographer

Over the last 18-24 months I've photographed far less often. Both the number of times per month I go on a photowalk, and the number of shots made on each walk, have decreased to perhaps half, even a third of my prime shooting rate of a few years previous. I'm now more what I call… Continue reading The Occasional Photographer

The Comfort Of Knowledge In Photography

My first intentional photography was with a camera phone around 2005. By intentional, I mean I specifically went out to make photographs, as opposed to being out anyway, and grabbing some snapshots spontaneously while I was there. The intentional aspect also meant I was looking for things to make pictures of. Compositions that I found… Continue reading The Comfort Of Knowledge In Photography

Three Things I Love Most About Photography Today

Photography has been a constant pleasure in my life for around 15 years. Here are three things I particularly love about photography right now. 1. Image quality doesn't really matter. A couple of weeks ago my mum sent me a photo of us on my late granddad's birthday in 1993. I know the year because… Continue reading Three Things I Love Most About Photography Today

The Many Faces Of Photography

In one form or another, photography's been a hobby of mine for around 15 years. I'd used cameras before then, but not for the specific and deliberate purpose of capturing compositions that I found interesting and beautiful. This intentional photography phase began around 2006 with my then cameraphone, a Sony Ericsson Cyber-shot K800i, though I'd… Continue reading The Many Faces Of Photography

Finding Golden Time For Photography

The Golden Hour is well known in photography, that time around sunrise or sunset where the world is bathed in a golden, almost magical glow, and every photograph looks like a vintage image made with Kodak Gold in the 1970s. Ideally any of us might wait and watch at the window for the ideal light… Continue reading Finding Golden Time For Photography