This Christmas was a bit different. We all had to stay at home and celebrate in our own households and take the celebrations online. I enjoyed this Christmas as it made us realise the true meaning of Christmas. It somehow felt like we were all closer, even if we were distanced. I wanted to capture […]
I am continuing my study of the trees at the end of my garden. A few weeks ago, I photographed them through the window using 9 multi-exposures. I wanted to evolve this subject during this month’s project so set about finding a photographer who did similar work to see how I can improve. In the […]
It’s been a year of change, reflection, community, fear and much more… in March, lots and lots of us put up rainbows and messages of support to key workers. At the time, it felt too cliche to take photos of these signs. As time has passed, I’ve seen lots of these signs taken down, replaced […]
My September project saw my first proper attempt at light painting photography. Using my #Leefilter big stopper, to produce a long exposure, I used a bulb light to produce this effect. Inspired by the amazing work by Dean Chamberlain.
I created these images using in camera multiple exposure These are the individual exposures, as saved by the camera:
I’m thoroughly enjoying reading the book titled “Why It Does Not Have To Be In Focus: Modern Photography Explained” by Jackie Higgins. (Available at Waterstones) and enjoyed reading about the artist Idris Khan. In particular, his densely layered imagery which bring together moments in time, history & experience into one image. It inspired me to create some […]
I’m thoroughly enjoying reading the book titled “Why It Does Not Have To Be In Focus: Modern Photography Explained” by Jackie Higgins. (Available at Waterstones) and enjoyed reading about the photographer Gary Schneider. In particular, his long-exposure portrait photographs in the project titled “faces“, made by sculpting the face with a torchlight over a long exposure of 10 […]
This month’s photographer inspiration: Bill Armstrong In May, I am gaining inspiration from Bill Armstrong. I discovered Bill Armstrong’s work in the book titled “Why It Does Not Have To Be In Focus” by Jackie Higgins.
This month’s photographer inspiration: Jessica Backhaus In April, I am gaining inspiration from Jessica Backhaus. I discovered Jessica Backhaus’s work in the book titled “Women Photographers” by Boris Friedewald. Jessica Backhaus is regarded as one of the most distinguished voices in contemporary photography in Germany today. What struck me most about Jessica’s work is that she captures images of […]
This month’s photographer inspiration: Imogen Cunningham In March, I am gaining inspiration from Imogen Cunningham, renowned as one of the greatest American women photographers. In particular, I am inspired by her photographs of plants: https://www.imogencunningham.com/image-library/plants/ The photos below were taken using the CANON EF25 II Extension Tube on my Canon 5diii The photos below were taken on my phone for […]
This month’s photographer inspiration: Anna Atkins In February, I am gaining inspiration from an English botanist and photographer, Anna Atkins. Born in 1799, Anna Atkins lead an unusual life for a woman of her time. Bought up by her father, who provided her with a scientific education that ultimately led to the area of her life that […]
This month’s photographer inspiration: Ansel Adams Inspired by Ansel Adams photograph “Boards & Thistles”, I wanted to photograph an image with similar composition, lighting and style. Here is my photograph of a shed, it’s called Titipu. I love the rustic boards and conifer branches. It is inspired by my research into Ansel Adam’s work. I was […]