Rummaging through some old documents and found the image shown below. It is a photo of a poster arrangement I had on my office wall while working in Changsha, Hunan Province, China in early 2001. I was working on an Exhibition Idea that counterpointed various different Stone Lion pairs, a) for comparison of changes in […]
I never understood the hype around the “Nifty Fifty.” On a full frame (35mm) camera it used to be one of the ‘must have’ prime lenses in your kit. This was back in the day when Zoom Lenses just could not match the image quality of a Prime. Other ‘must have,’ Prime lenses were 28mm […]
Last Sunday was Worldwide Pinhole photography Day, so I decided to make a pinhole camera and play around with some exhausted Ilford Ilfospeed x.44M B&W Photographic paper as source material for some paper negatives. The camera I build out of a Chinese Tea Tin lined with black gaffer tape and trilled a hole in it […]
And so, experimenting with photo transfer printing using laser printer photo images onto white plastic, transparent perspex and a contact adhesive silver mirror surface. Technical difficulties to overcome: applying the paper image smoothly to the substrate; removing air bubbles; not tearing the wet paper before it’s had a chance to dry; proofing the laser printer […]
If you’ve never seen these before, then it is definitely worth taking the time. It is interesting to note, that today, more than ever, there is a push for still photographers to also be motion photographers, whether that is via video for weddings or 3D representations of product. Motion is undoubtably rapidly developing photographic commodity, […]
Watching https://www.creativelive.com/courses/crazy-stupid-light-scott-robert-lim Core take home message from today, let emotion into your photography as that is what will give you your signature style. i.e. your photography reflects the emotions YOU bring to the shoot. If you are emotionless, your photography will also be emotionless. This is the first time I’ve heard someone relate something tangible, […]
These images were made with an iPhone 5 and post-processed in Adobe Lightroom. They were taken on a recent trip aboard the “Hendrika Bartelds” as part of the ELSA Project. They are panoramic landscapes and I hope you enjoy them.