I know, I hear you saying how is the Leica Q cheap? Well, read on and I will explain. I have owned many, many cameras and lenses. I went through a stage of buying a different camera every 6 months or so a few years back. Each one was amazing in its own right, but [...]
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I once watched a documentary featuring David Alan Harvey, in which he confessed to owning hundreds of camera bags which were strewn in various locations around the world. I remember there was a scene where he opened a garage/lock-up, I think somewhere near his main home, and in it were piles and piles of old [...]
I went along to the 2018 Photography Show in Birmingham. I usually avoid these events since experience tells me they are full of stuff that I neither want or need. True enough the exhibition hall was full of, for me at least, uneccessary and mostly extremely expensive equipment that I would more than likley never [...]
There is a documentary on Netflix featuring the work of portrait photographer Platon. He gives a fascinating insight into his approach and motivations and provides an interesting glimpse into how meaningful connections are made between a photographer and their subject. It’s called Abstract - episode 7.
There was a nice article in the Observer over the weekend, written by Kate Kellaway, with comments from the daughter of the iconic photograher Roger Mayne, whose photographs are at the Photographers’ Gallery, London, 3 March to 11 June. Promises to be well worth making the trip to London for! Link to article Link to [...]
Seemingly effortless shots from one of the great masters. This short presentation is a masterclass in observation. I know that I have been to many of the same places, maybe even stood in the same spots - why do my photographs not look like these?
I grabbed a shot today while I was rushing to get somewhere. Now I wish I had spent more time reading the poetry and getting the guys story. Check out the Pavement Poet on Facebook though at https://www.facebook.com/thepavementpoet?fref=ts
It's well worth catching the RPS International Print Exhibition currently running until the 10th of January at Banbury Museum with further dates following on in other locations. I am loving this awesome image shot by Marco Casino which is used on the exhibition poster.
So I bought a Leica X Vario. If you are at all interested in this camera you will know it was met with mixed reviews. I read them all before I bought it and was very nearly put off. Anyway first impressions are it's nice, very nice actually. Performance wise it leaves a little to [...]