Viewfinder vs LCD monitor, let battle commence...
In today's photography world, we rarely use the optical/electronic viewfinder on our cameras. Most people are content composing with the LCD monitor on the back of the camera, in a similar way to how we capture images with our mobile phones. In fact, I have always struggled to take decent photos on my phone, I just don't find it very engaging and intuitive, but I guess that's just me with new tech...
Silver Efex Pro - the art of black and white
If you want to creative beautiful black and white images, without Photoshop layers, channels etc etc, then this plugin is a must have from DxO.
Cameras that made me - Ricoh GRD
I first picked up the Ricoh GR camera in 2010, having read many articles of what this gem of a tiny camera was capable of doing, so I snapped one up for a mere £125.
Coming from a graphic design background, I have always considered composition to be a very important factor in my photography.
The crop factor
Prior to digital photography I nurtured my love for photography using 35mm film.
I’m in my prime years…
Ok its nothing to do with dealing with a mid-life crisis, I haven’t gone out and bought a motorbike to try relive my youth…
Cameras that made me - Fujifilm X Pro2
I can comfortably say that the Fujifilm X Pro2 is the camera that has really pushed my vision and creativity over the past few years. We spent a little time apart but now in 2020 we have rekindled our love.
The Isolated Streets
Unless you’ve been living underground for that past 3 months and haven’t seen the light of day, the outbreak of the corona virus has changed the world in an unimaginable way.
The Traveller - Poland
I have to admit I haven't travelled as much as I would like to. Its always been down to timing and I guess some drive too.
The ‘Evolution’ of my street photography
I’ve been taking photographs for… well a very long time.
The Big M...
Sorry its got nothing to do with that burger joint... I'm talking shooting manually, something I seem to be doing more often.
Shoot from the hip
As you may be well aware I'm a look through the viewfinder kind of guy. It is part of my photography philosophy. Well until recently...
Cameras that made me - Fujifilm X100 series
The Fujifilm X100 was first introduced in 2010.
Print is not dead...
So in the good ole days I would shoot film and then develop the film, contact sheet and then finally a print would emerge from the chemical waters of discovery...
The Traveller - India
Having an Indian heritage in my blood I have always had a connection to India despite being born and raised in the UK.
Cameras that made me - Fujifilm X Pro3
I can comfortably say that the Fujifilm X Pro2 is the camera that has really pushed my vision and creativity over the past few years.
Goodbye 2021 - Hello 2022
Well thats another year done and dusted. Again I feel the pandemic kept up the anxiety and fear amongst many. i tried to filter it all out and get on with life’s rice black and white tapestry.
The Green Goddess
On one cold February morning in the pandemic mania year of 2021,