Monthly Archives: October 2010

The Plawhatch Lookout

Blog posts without pictures look awful. So I thought I’d post one. This was made yesterday at what I call the Plawhatch Lookout. No idea what it’s really called. This picture looks considerably better at full res which is much

Posted in Things seen

Site Refreshed

Well it’s now 05:45 in the morning and I’ve just finished refreshing my portfolio and and website. Hope it meets with your approval. Having said that I would very much appreciate any feedback you would care to leave in the

Posted in Announcements

What’s Going On Around Here?

I’m in the middle of a review and redesign of my website. The main thing I wanted to do was to have visitors arrive on site and immediately see some of my portfolio pictures rather than the blog. I’ve more

Posted in Announcements

Happy to be Inside

I’ve always liked this window and have made many pictures with it. But most were not satisfying.  Today I wanted to make something that summed up how I felt about the weather here right now. It was raining most of

Posted in Still life

Hello, I am Ping

Ping is an artist who lives in London. We have been friends for years but hadn’t seen each other for about the last four years at least.  I believe the first thing she ever said to me was “Hello, I

Posted in Children, Portraits

What is Art? A rant

I was looking over a web based catalogue of products for photographers; frames, cards, books, etc. They had a category called Photoshop actions in which there was an action that would take “your photographic images and turn them into beautiful

Posted in The art of image making

Even More For Aled’s Website

Shot yesterday. I like ’em both but I particularly like the second one. It was an experiment with HDR and people. I wanted to create an eerie light effect that was kind of like an old film to give the

Posted in Processing, The art of image making

Another Couple of Revisits

I’ve been working on my retouching skills and I think these are considerably better than the originals.

Posted in Portraits, Processing

Some Revisits

These are all newly processed from files shot months ago. I’ve reworked them in terms of my current preferences because I didn’t want to get too wet in the rain yesterday.

Posted in Processing