A First

As some of you who have come to know I have developed a mild obsession with street photography. On the weekend just past, I was given an informal commission to photograph a specific float in the Lord Mayor Of London’s Show – more on that in another post – that meant spending several hours in a relatively small area of London. The day was mainly … Continue reading A First

3.2 Series – A Revisit

A short time after completing the exercises on ‘Searching’ and ‘Series’, I found myself on Crosby Beach near Liverpool and the site of Anthony Gormley’s ‘Another Place’. Now I’ve always been fascinated by what washes up on beaches, so once I’d felt I’d done as much as I could with Mr Gormley’s figures I turned my camera down and brought back around 50 photographs of … Continue reading 3.2 Series – A Revisit

Photo London 2018

This weekend I visited the Photo London 2018 fair at Somerset house and spent the best part of 4 hours wandering through room after room of every imaginable genre of photography. I saw iconic images from superstars like Ansel Adams, Terry O’Neill and Daido Moriyama. Individual photographs like Gustave Le Gray’s “Solar Effect in the Clouds – Ocean” (a snip at £55,000!) and Titarenko’s St. … Continue reading Photo London 2018

Faces

Part 2 of FiP has been an interesting journey so far. On one hand I’ve discovered a real love for street photography. But I’ve also struggled to find a subject that I really want to work with for ‘People & Activity’. Whilst I search for inspiration and opportunity I’ve decided to play around a bit with low light and painting with light. I’m also going … Continue reading Faces

Serendipity

Noun; “The occurrence and development of events by chance in a happy or beneficial way.” Just occasionally I have time to walk back to Waterloo along the Thames Path from my fluorescent-lit cell office in Southwark. Since starting the Foundation course I also take my compact Canon camera with me should an opportunity present itself. Wednesday evening was dark and bitterly cold, with an icy … Continue reading Serendipity