This watering can was the first ever mendium format photgraph that I made. I still love it. One of the things I most love about photography is it’s endless ability to make the commonplace into the extraordinary, and whilst I am in no way suggesting … Continue readingwatering can
I have never been one for “New Year Resolutions”, but this year I am feeling a litttle different about it. 2019 was a tricky one for me and photography. I only left the house with a camera a couple of times in the whole year … Continue readingA new year – what does that mean?
I don’t think anyone has influenced me more photographically than the famous Mr Kenna. It is unfortunately a little ‘twee’ perhaps to list him as an influence as everyone is likely to say “well, duh!!” since he is one of the most influential black and … Continue readingMichael Kenna and his influence on me
One of my aims with my photography is to take the great and show it small. I don’t mean reduce it’s grandure or miniturise it; rather I like to pick out detail in things and places that are usually feted in their grand presence. The … Continue reading33001 and Philip Larkin
This is without doubt one of my favourites. One of the photographs I am most proud of in all my years of photography. And yet it is so simple, it’s just some (mostly) blank sky and some organic, smoothed stone. It’s the organic that drew … Continue readingsimple, smooth, curved and bulbous
Monochromology is about discovering and enjoying the aspects of image that are retained when the variety and glory of colour is removed. Sherlock Holmes said (I paraphrase) : Once we have removed the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how strange, is the truth The same … Continue readingcorner, harsh light, cracks and lines