Archive for category Photography

Crossing a Personal Void through ignoring ‘Mind The Gap’

Do you have a photograph that becomes a defining moment on a personal level? One that epitomises the breaking of your own rules; forcing you step out of your own shadow? Personally, I have always relished challenges that were technical as opposed to what might be termed creative. Why? I cannot say for certain, it’s probably […]

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The Ol’ Gunslinger

In April 2011 I was fortunate enough to win a ticket to the ‘World Photography Festival and Sony World Photography Awards Exhibitions’ at Somerset House, London, thanks to ‘The British Journal of Photography’.I arrived on the opening morning expecting to collect my ticket, but was in fact too early, and was told to call back […]

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Red Light Allure

Digital photography has been mainstream, affordable to the masses for just over a decade and in that time billions of images have been captured, but how many have been printed? Why spend all that money on a digital camera and never print the files? Prints will give files life; an appreciation of tonal range, contrast, […]

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Scribbles For A New Year

So Long Nikon FM3A – My final Nikon film camera has gone now. The FM3A which I’d owned for several years and which served me faithfully was sold to fund the purchase of a Nikon 24-70 2.8 AF-S for the D3. It went out in all weathers and accompanied me on a trip to Monaco […]

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Searching For Soul

At the beginning of February 2011 I made a difficult photographic decision and finally sold my last Nikon film camera (an FM3A) and made a commitment to the Leica M system for 35mm photography. Why did I leave a film camera system originating from 1959 for one started in 1954? The Nikon FM3A has a […]

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