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Happiness in Photography

My next goal is to purchase a photography book. I heard from a friend that Tony Northrup’s” DSLR Book: How to Create Stunning Digital Photography,” is a great place to start. 276 more words

Photoessay: Trees revisited

Following on from the previous article on improving the digital B&W workflow process, it’s only fair that I show you some examples. I’ve chosen near-field landscapes – effectively, trees – as the test material, because I’ve always felt that this has been the most difficult subject to capture in a convincingly natural way*. 357 more words


O - On Photography by Susan Sontag

The one book every photographer should read.

Here are a few quotes from the book.

“To photograph people is to violate them, by seeing them as they never see themselves, by having knowledge of them that they can never have; it turns people into objects that can be symbolically possessed. 94 more words

A To Z Challenge

Medium format digital in the field

There are quite a number of medium format digital cameras available today; the vast majority are designed to handle like oversize DSLRs, and in some cases, there’s very little difference size- and control-wise between these cameras – take the Leica S, for instance. 2,424 more words


Shots of Old

The two photos above are recent rediscoveries of mine as I browsed through photos I took from when I was younger. Above is a shot from around 2003 of the sunset at Subic Bay, Olongapo City, Philippines: home to the last American Air Force Base in the Philippines. 308 more words


Photoessay: Following the crowd

Same same but different

Today’s photoessay is the precursor to isolation and the concept of man – to be the subject of a future photoessay. People seek each other’s company and now congregate in their individuality – no man is an island, and all that. 287 more words