Take time to really look at photographs. It’s good for you and it’s good for your photography.
Late one Saturday afternoon I took the half hour train ride out of London to the small town of Hertford for a walk along the River Lea.
This ancient Yew Tree stands in the churchyard in the village of Totteridge on the very edges of London. It is reputedly 2000 years old. What has it seen?
A photograph is an artefact – a flat four sided piece of paper or image on a computer screen. How do you work within those constraints to depict three dimensional space?
A photograph is a 2D representation of a 3D world; it is also an single moment trying to represent a 4D world
As a photographer the familiar can offer a way of exploring somewhere in depth.
I don’t know much about geometry but I do know an aesthetically pleasing photograph when I see one.
In fact most of us can, and the reason is geometry, or more precisely the geometric shapes such as squares, triangles, circles and lines that make up patterns that form the image.
A brief history of still life photography, and a few reasons why I like taking them.
Why do I take landscape photographs, and why these particular photographs? What caught my eye that day and why do I want to share them with you?
Confessions of an introverted street photographer!