1. Portraits in Black and White

    At the time I got back into film again I happened to be taking an evening course in portrait photography at a local college. The usual mix of Canon & Nikon shooters with a mirrorless Sony thrown in for good measure. As usual, we were chatting about our weekend shoots and (obviously) latest purchases. When […]
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  2. Self-portraiture as Catharsis

    Self-portraiture as Catharsis My photography is a form of therapy, a personal, emotional and sometimes turbulent struggle with the complexity of emotions. I feel my life and art have become intertwined and to bury this mental state deep within would only allow it to thrive but through my use of photography, I am offered a […]
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  3. Disconnect

    How I work I believe in self-learning, and I’m always up for something new to explore. I adhere to a strict code of conduct and don’t believe in photoshop, or do much if any post processing. It has to be an exceptional day for me to crop an image. I use Ilford’s Delta 400 for most of […]
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  4. Friday Favourites #ilfordpanf

    #ilfordpanf PANF PLUS  is an ISO 50, high contrast, super sharp black & white film with very fine grain. Ideal for studio photography and bright, natural light. #ilfordfridayfavourites The images that you have shared with us this week have really highlighted the best attributes of our ILFORD PANF+ film. Here are our #ilfordfridayfavourites. Thanks to: @PanamStyle @Steven […]
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  5. On Reading - Stealing from the best

    On Reading — stealing from the best Nearly all of my photographs organize themselves into loosely defined, open-ended projects that are never finished but often stop at an interesting place for a portfolio, show, or hand-made book. People often ask; “Where do you get ideas for your projects?” British photographer and educator, David Hurn says; “Our […]
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  6. The problem of buttons and why I love a film camera…

    I’m a passionate film photographer. There are plenty of us about and indeed plenty of reasons for choosing film as a medium. Many of these reasons are quoted ad nauseam by any and every film photographer. One of the biggest problems I have with digital photography is that it's given film photographers a soap box […]
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