tumblr inline mgopuuXgxc1rp9syo - Free Range Show at Brick Lane

I attended the Free Range show at Brick Lane during the summer. Here’s a brief write up on this annual event: Its an interesting show with lots of scope, nevertheless its probably too big to be effective in terms of viewing. Too many student photographers and considerably over-saturated in termsRead More →

d300n - The end of DSLR photography?

Not another argument! We’ve already been through film vs digital, pixel vs quality, and other vagaries. Now one newspaper claims the end is nigh for the DSLR camera! The Orlando Sentinel says “Mobile photography is pushing point-and-shoot cameras into obscurity.” Is this true? There seems to be some grain of truth inRead More →

burntysky - Burtynsky revisited

I noticed two articles today in the online media around Edward Burtynsky and his work. The Telegraph has a photo gallery of his work at the Telegraph which shows his gallery work, whilst The Atlantic details an interview with Burtynsky and his exhibition which will be shown at the Nevada Museum of Art: TheRead More →

d300 - Interview: Kate Elliott (Photographer's Gallery)

Monday 18 June 2012, Photographers Gallery, London Kate at the Photographer’s Gallery 1: What initially interested you in photography? Kate: I have been interested in photography since childhood, my father worked in the Arts and so I have always been involved in artistic things. My professional development included a oneRead More →

d300n - Quantum Photography?

Ever heard of Schrodinger’s cat? You know, the one that’s either dead or alive. Quantum physics dictates that the cat is both dead and alive at the same time, and its true state cannot be known until the wave function collapses (in other words the box the cat is heldRead More →

camdenbr - A couple of pics today

I did a recce along the Regents Canal today, the weather showing promising signs of being better than it usually has been this month. Just thought I’d upload a couple of pictures from this afternoon… I dont know what is special about the one above, showing London Waterbus ‘Milton’ andRead More →

d300 - Photography a silent form of communication?

I was intrigued to read that photography is a silent form of communication, but also one of the most effective means of communication. For me as a photographer who definitely knows they rely on a silent medium, that is great news. The only problem is the apparent schizoid modes behindRead More →

kingscross - London Festival Photography - Kings Cross

Just passing through Kings Cross I thought I’d take a look at the new station concourse. Its a very impressive structure and has used the space between the west side of the station and the Great Northern Hotel very well. At the south west end of the concourse (actually on the wallsRead More →

d300 - Camera Obscura Illusion

A camera obscura is a sort of an old worldy thing that enabled people to have a 3D view of the surrounding area. There’s one in Edinburgh and another in Portmeirion. The modern form of camera obscura happens to be some bugger getting in your way whilst trying to take that prizeRead More →

burntyoil - Burtynsky: Oil (Photographer's Gallery)

Today I made my first visit to the new (or rather, half new, half old) Photographer’s Gallery in Ramillies Street W1. Compared to the old exhibition space (and compared to the even older, two detached galleries opposite Leicester Square tube station) the new gallery is fantastic. There are five floorsRead More →