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Photoessay: Paradise Lost, part III

Today’s images are I think a little darker and sadder than the previous two (part I, part II) – but not quite over the edge into full-blown depression. 229 more words

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on how to use the camera

“I only use a camera like a use a toothbrush. It does the job.”

Don McCullin

On Photography

Photoessay: Paradise Lost, part II

I’ve been continuing to work on the Paradise Lost project for some time now; at some point I will have to curate a consistent body of work to a theme and declare the thing ‘finished’, but in the meantime I’m still experimenting with the presentation. 368 more words

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Photoessay: Forests of the Nilgiris

Today’s post is a little sampling of the forests in the Nilgiri mountains in India – with quite a range of altitude, you get a wide range of flora from tropical to almost alpine and trees clinging to sides of steep escarpments, in places transitioning into tea plantations – complete with tigers, elephants and other wildlife to match (which also rendered large areas off limits – both for reasons of wildlife and human-life preservation). 222 more words

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Photoessay: Non Sequitur

And for something a little different today: the images do not follow in any particular sequence, nor do the contents of the images themselves make a story that makes any kind of immediate sense – this is of course deliberate. 170 more words

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on 'decisive' moments

 “…a mysterious intersection of chance and attention that goes well beyond the existential surrealism of the ‘decisive moment’.”

Lee Friedlander

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On vision and postprocessing


Before and after – starting point of RAW file in color (right), final presentation mono (left). Is that ‘photoshopped’? To most audiences, it probably is; but it’s no different to using black and white film, processing with a certain chemistry and doing a little dodging and burning of the print. 1,006 more words

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