Photo Project

Photograph: A PARTICULAR CHARACTERISTIC   Brief: You are to pick two titles from the list below and take one photograph for each of them. You must be very critical in obtaining your images. For example, all circular images must be circular, not oval, and red objects must be red and not orange.   Blue Red Yellow Circular Square  

Cameras and @#~%$£ Glasses

I hate glasses. I've worn them since I was fourteen and I still hate them. I have worn contact lenses at some points in my life and used together with cameras they made looking through the viewfinder a pleasure. Then I got older and started to wear varifocals. My close-up sight is OK but my … Continue reading Cameras and @#~%$£ Glasses

X-Pro3?

Today I said no to the Fujifilm X-Pro3 and purchased an X-T3. My main camera is an X-Pro2 which is great and I really wanted a third model to come out so I saved up my pennies. When I heard the announcement of the release of the X-Pro 3 I was really looking forward to … Continue reading X-Pro3?

Monochrome or bust

I’ve always loved monochrome photography. From the time I was at university developing and printing my own films in the cavernous dark rooms under the building up to now with digital cameras and processing. Of course, I have always done some colour images. In the eighties, it was transparencies with Fujichrome, but even then I … Continue reading Monochrome or bust

Photo Projects

Photograph: FADED BEAUTY Brief Many photographers have been drawn to record the processes of decay, decline and deterioration. For this project explore the idea of recording change, creating photographs that capture things at specific moments in their continuing physical journey. Locations suitable: historic cemeteries, crumbling houses, castles and estates. choose a place which gives you … Continue reading Photo Projects

Inside the Outside – Conceptual Landscape Photography

Having been alerted to their presence by a twitter post, I must admit to having been both amazed and informed by the Inside the Outside (ITO) photographic collective. They are part of a movement called conceptual landscape photography. Having found my way to their website and being astounded by the quality of work on it I must … Continue reading Inside the Outside – Conceptual Landscape Photography

Sicily 7

All these images were taken in the lovely mountain village of San Mauro Castleverde. The sun was just starting to set as we walked around the atmospheric town. The shadows were long and the mountain light bright and harsh although the narrow alleys and streets of the village were dark and cool. I used a Nikon … Continue reading Sicily 7

Sicily 6

The photographs this week were taken on the slopes of Mount Etna during our trip to Sicily in 2016. We started the day in bright, warm sunshine but as we ascended the slopes of Etna the clouds dropped obscuring virtually everything for minutes at a time. I had to pick my opportunities to fire off … Continue reading Sicily 6

Sicily 3

This is the third week where I am showing some of the images that I took in Sicily during the summer of 2016. I  used my Fujifilm X-E2 and the Fujinon XF18-55mm F/2.8-4 R LM OIS lens throughout the trip. A MODERN VIEW ROOFTOPS AND ALLEYWAYS BALCONIES ON THE BRINK  

Sicily 2

Some more photographs taken during a trip to the glorious island of Sicily. The camera was the Fujifilm X-E2 and the lens was the Fujinon XF18-55mm F/2.8-4 R LM OIS. Wandering through the little streets and alleyways in the ancient town of Cefalu, you are always going to find a picture. They virtually throw themselves at … Continue reading Sicily 2

Verdancy

I write the picture posts to this blog, using the images in the order that I took them. Currently, I am trawling through my photographs taken in 2016 and have now got to August of that year. My wife and I were on a trip to Batsford Arboretum in Gloucestershire on a (probably) rare sunny … Continue reading Verdancy

view – XII

This issue of view, the free photozine, is the twelfth and so concludes the first year of its publication. If you have downloaded every copy since the first then well done and thank you. Here's to the next year, 2018.    

All Sorts

The three images this week comprise a close-up, architecture and a minimalist style landscape.   BLISTERED Fujifilm X-E2, Fujinon XF18-55mm F/2.8-4 The close-up is a metal post supporting a gate. I really liked the blistered and crumbling patina on the metal. Looking at the out-of-focus background you might be forgiven for assuming that the aperture … Continue reading All Sorts

Fujifilm releases new updates for X-T2, GFX 50s and X-T20 cameras.

The promised updates have now been released by Fujifilm for the GFX 50s, X-T20 and the X-T2.   The updates for the X-T2 are listed below 1) New AF tracking algorithm for moving subject. Thanks to the newly developed image recognition algorithm, the update enhances AF-C to track moving subjects twice as fast as previous … Continue reading Fujifilm releases new updates for X-T2, GFX 50s and X-T20 cameras.