In my most prolific phase of photography, after buying my first "proper" camera (a Nikon Coolpix) in late 2011, I recall shooting over 1000 images a month for six months. Then I discovered film, which is another story, and meant amongst other things I couldn't afford to be anything like as trigger happy. Since retiring… Continue reading The Tale Of The Disappearing Photographer
It's widely accepted that Flickr is not the online photography champion it once was, a great shame in my eyes as the dominant platform now, Instagram, falls woefully short in so many areas. But I still use Flickr extensively, as do many others. Here are some of my very favourite Flickr photographers that still post… Continue reading Fantastic Flickr Photographers Worth Following
Despite trying a number of times, I just haven't been able to get on with Instagram. One of the major stumbling blocks for me is that it's such a mobile based platform. Fine for quick snapshots between family and friends, but not for photography that's more intentional and artistic. Why would someone who would like… Continue reading How To Make Your Photographs Look Amazing Again
Think for a moment about the best photograph you've ever made. Which one(s) come to mind? How long ago did you make it? A week ago? A year ago? A lifetime ago? Now think about the last photograph you made that you were proud of. How does that one compare with the best one you've… Continue reading Are We Only As Good As Our Last Photograph?
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