Monthly Archives: February 2009

Nocturne

Inspiration from music

I have recently been through a period of fallow; a time when I have felt the need to read, listen and reflect; a time during which many thoughts, ideas and feelings have been almost perceptibly shaking down and clearing. I love this process of consideration and learning which takes place beyond the purely visual. It […]

Hand

Not very long ago I bought an old Lubitel on Ebay with the intention of converting it into a pinhole camera. Just from curiosity I decided to try it out as it arrived with me, complete with lens and an old roll of partly exposed ORWO film still inside. The blemishes are entirely and purely […]

Winter’s geometry

Scribbly grasses, brittle, dry, delicate. Never-ending fascination.

Pinhole entries to the RPS Print Exhibition

I was caught on the hop by the deadline on this year’s RPS Print exhibition which I missed by a couple of days. This is the only group photographic show I regularly enter and felt quite sore at my lack of foresight and organisation. However, on checking the RPS website I was overjoyed on Friday […]

The sea, the sky

Recently I have been experimenting with tone and, in particular, high-key. I don’t know why but despite my love of ethereal light tones I find myself ever drawn back to the dark, weighty bass of low-key and contrast. This panorama looks better big – click to enlarge it. Aberaeron beach, Wales.