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OWN THE LIGHT

This is my students end of year show, do come if you can, lots of blood, sweat and tears got them here. If you can’t make it, you can still see some of the work in the on-line catalogue.

Posted in analogue photography, black and white, social documentary, teaching

B&W CHALLENGE – DAY 2: Fun

Soviet built sports centre in disrepair covered in snow and minus 16, what better definition of Fun is there? This is my second picture in my black and white challenge “Post a B&W photo each day for five days and nominate a

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B&W CHALLENGE – DAY 1: Fortune Cookie

Day 1 of my Facebook B&W challenge. My friend from years ago Wendy Ashton kindly nominated me. She is now in back in California, but was an occasional assistant for me years ago. I can’t find a link to a website for

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Posted in analogue photography, black and white, Panoramic Photography, social documentary

The Shot I Never Forgot

I was recently at the Brighton Biennial, some fantastic work and an amazing event, and saw a show called “The Shot I Never Forgot”. What was interesting was the range of personal shots and stories, not always in the photographers

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F-Stop Printing Calculator App

Hi all darkroom boys and girls, My F-Stop Printing Calculator App is now live and available for iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad and Android gadgets. It has some advantages over the web version in that it is portable and it has

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Posted in analogue photography, black and white, darkroom, F-Stop, teaching

Darkroom Courses after Easter

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F-Stop Printing Calculator now live, AND FREE

Quick and short post. My F-Stop Printing Calculator is now live, the link is the F-Stop Printing tab at the top of this page. There is an explanation of how to use it and why this technique is magic as

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Posted in analogue photography, black and white, darkroom, F-Stop

Minus 16 in Tallinn

Just back from an amazing week teaching students in Tallinn, Estonia. Mainly studio sessions, and a very full week of teaching, so I did not get a huge amount of time to be outside getting pictures for myself, especially since

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Posted in analogue photography, black and white, Panoramic Photography, teaching

Capitalism can fuck off

It is nice to be able to have my Horizont back! This Soviet camera made in 1969 is a beautiful swing lens machine (sometimes called a turret camera) which makes it possible to shoot in a confined space, such as

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Posted in analogue photography, black and white, darkroom, Panoramic Photography, Swing Lens, teaching

Now ready!!

The darkroom at Kensington and Chelsea College is now ready (a few minor tweaks needed). The first class ran last night, the opening is tomorrow (Wednesday 6th November from 5:00pm). A long time in the planning and much sweat and

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