I recently created a new album on flickr, it’s a small repository of images I intend to re-potograph.
The idea was sparked by the above image, which is a place I drive past often and have watched it change dramatically over the years. When I made this picture in 2005 the small group of factories had just been finished.
Over the years small firms have come and gone, painted and repainted the walls. The inevitable graffiti has been there so long I can’t remember when it first appeared? So I went to re-photograph it on Tuesday, and in the process found a part of Sunshine I had not seen before. While this location is technically outside my pc3020 Tumblr boundary I may add some images to it from the day. I will return with film cameras soon too, as there were trees that I think would work well with my ongoing trees idea, and if my solo exhibition about Sunshine gets off the ground I could include images made from there as well.
Here’s a few more images made on the day.
Anyone who has heard me teach, knows my philosophy on Photoshop. I am constantly on the lookout for replacements to it. It is a powerful tool, useful to manipulate imagery in many ways and capable of effortlessly producing astounding prints when used well. Still it is a pixel editing (and destruction) program and after more… Continue reading Adventures in post production?
Here are two images made on the same spot, albeit under different lighting conditions, and two months apart using the iPhone 7 and the iPhone XS. I didn’t quite match the compositions either.
In 2010 when Instagram was one of the fledgling companies offering photo-sharing via iPhones and smartphones generally, I jumped onboard. Like so many others, I thought that I might to gain some traction in the online arm of the photo world. How naive. In retrospect I had been using several platforms to post Phone camera… Continue reading Confessions of a former instagram addict!
iPhone XS 1st impressions