I am not sure what has come over me, but ever since I tried intentional camera movement during my trip to Bournemouth I have become a little bit obsessed with colour.
Last week I took a trip out and about. It was really windy, but very bright, so thought I would have a go at some Intentional Camera Movement. I popped a 10 stop ND filter on the front of my 35mm lens, and went in search of suitable subjects. Read More
I do like a list. No, I mean I really like a list. I have notebooks filled with lists. Lists of books I want to read, lists of photographic locations I want to visit, lists of presents to buy, ideas, thoughts, general ramblings, lists of everything I may need to know at some indeterminate point in the future. This year I am going to cross off some of those photographic items. Read More
The Delightful Mr F and I had a lovely Christmas Day. We like a peaceful yuletide, and so post present opening we headed off to the local woods for a walk. Read More
In a surprising turn of events, I ended up with a day off. I looked at the weather forecast and it was predicting rain. How bad can it be I thought? For goodness sake, I am British, a bit of rain won’t be a problem. How wrong I was Dear Readers. Having arrived at Waterloo Station, I headed down the South Bank and the Heavens opened. Not normal, drizzle, easily held at bay by the use of an umbrella, but full on torrential rain, mostly going horizontally because of the high winds. Read More
A week or so back, I needed a walk. I needed to get outside, into the autumnal sunshine for some fresh air. I grabbed my camera and decided I’d snap whatever caught my eye.
A few months ago, when showing someone one of my shots, I got the response that every photographer hates… “Wow, you must have an amazing camera!” Really? Would you say to a chef who had cooked you a wonderful meal, “Wow! You must have an amazing oven!” Read More
At the first sight of that large yellow orb in the sky, well you know what they say about mad dogs and English (women) and the midday sun... out I went into the sunshine, with the Delightful Mr F, some factor 50 sun block, and my XT-1. Read More