Halloween is an ancient festival currently celebrated by wearing Joker masks. Canon EOS 5, Ilford HP5+
When i get to the bottom, I go back to the top, or something like that. It's symbolic of mankind's struggle to build higher and closer to god or perhaps just some men putting up a ride to sell tickets for.
They wouldn't print my pictures. My other gripe is the standard of pictures that pass for 'amateur' photographers. Each magazine has a readers' pictures section with pictures that range from crass filler material to epic pieces of photojournalism. Some of the best pictures are taken with a £10 000 camera using a paid model in … Continue reading Why I Hate Photography Magazines
At a recent display, I took these pictures of Anne Boleyn, Elizabeth II and Mary Queen of Scots. The models were very impressive and the clothes very fine although the light was poor and I was working without the aid of a tripod. The other problem is that the EOS 5 gave up half way … Continue reading Renaissance Baebes
My recent post showing some lighthouse steps got a few comments so I thought I'd do another one on the theme again. The interior shots come from the keeper's cottage and were taken hand-held in low lighting conditions. I wonder if there are any working lighthouses left in the UK? It's probably all done with … Continue reading The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lavender Water
This summer, I've been trying to photograph sports to widen my skills and experience a but. So I went to take pictures of pole vaulters, vaulting against the Tyneside scenery. It was a cloudy day as you would normally get in Newcastle in September so I decided to use Ilford Delta 3200 film. This is … Continue reading Pole Vault