Stepping Away From The Window

In the midst of studying at university, I remember asking a psychotherapist friend this question - Can a Buddhist own a PlayStation? At the time I was torn between the allure of technology like consoles, computers, hi-fi and  so on, and the desire to leave everything behind and live incredibly simply - perhaps even monk-like -… Continue reading Stepping Away From The Window

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)

Camera Wishlist – Should You Have One?

I've always been a big fan of wishlists. They've been both a huge help and a headache of a hindrance at different times in my photography journey. Here's how I've used them, and how to work out whether they might work for you (or not!). In my early twenties when I was interested in a… Continue reading Camera Wishlist – Should You Have One?

The Slow Down

The faster life seems to become, the more I've craved slowing down. Slowing down the making of photographs, taking more time to compose each shot, letting myself completely sink into and lose myself in the moment. This brings me stronger memories and more palpable emotions when I look back at the images afterwards - reconnecting… Continue reading The Slow Down