To bracket the darkest days of a generation with something so enjoyable was a treat and considering the pandemic is still wreaking destruction around the world, a privilege. Continue reading We all came to party again!
At the point of shooting these images I was often purposefully remembering some of these moments, thinking of the deaths, those they affect, the moments of pure hopelessness that I’d overcome in my relatively privileged life to be able to get through each day. Continue reading Me, Myself and Ay ay ay!
Here in my corner of England, autumn seems to spread across one tree at a time, with a more painterly impressionistic approach to altering hue. Continue reading Falling Down
The easing of the lockdown in England has been happening at a slightly different rate to the rest of the United Kingdom, leaving some conflicted. We … Continue reading Kent (Lock) Downs
This morning I remembered I have a loft. Continue reading I went on a mindful retreat to my loft
Ilford FP4+ film was new to me, but thanks to the joy of #FP4Party on Twitter that changed. I ordered film, loaded it into cameras and popped my cherry all the first week of March 2020! I was determined to shoot a variety of subjects and fit it all in round work and weekend commitments. The second week was development week and lo, the third was posting week. And i miss it already. So many interesting film photos from many corners of this planet was a wonderful distraction from the virus outbreak. We’ll always have photos! Here are mine. My … Continue reading We All Went To Party And It Didn’t Quit.
I like to wander among trees, taking in fresh air, feeling somewhat present, so it stands to reason much of my landscape stuff is woodland. Much of the woodland close to me is in part commercial, though it isn’t entirely the case. The most popular crop is silver birch, harvestable every 15 years. This leads to the occasional moment of annoyance when a place I want to capture in a certain light has changed dramatically, but it doesn’t stop my love of these trees as a photographic subject. It’s their bark of course! The papery shavings appeal to me and … Continue reading Woodland wanderings