In my introductory article on “Take Great Pictures” my three main points concerned light, composition and experimenting – take lots of images, and select the best. On a recent trip to Budapest and Venice I also became aware, yet again, of remembering to enjoy that which is beyond the camera. It’s what helps me see the bigger picture and take better pictures.read more
We have instant photographs!
Most of us now have a smartphone or a compact digital camera that allows us to snap away and see the results instantly; in fact we have so many photographs we might not know what to do with them.
Leitz are celebrating 100 years of the Leica because Oscar Barnack first starting using his Ur-Leica from 1914 there is a missing link and here it is.read more
What I love about taking a stroll in the woods, the delicate nature of nature, the subtle vibrancy of colours in nature, and what can be found as you take a woodland walk, is well worth the effort.read more
This was first posted on Flickr in 2004. It is a subject of great interest. I have not changed the text as it is as relevant today as it was nine years ago – and will remain so! This 11th November 2004 my wife Ghislaine and I visited the Chemin des Dames, 80 kilometres of East of Paris. One of the killing grounds of WW1.read more
To enter the inner sanctum of a painter is a wonderful experience and as I love to talk about photography I’m fairly certain that others like to talk about their art. The wonderful studio of Catherine Ducreux was no exception.read more