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The Best of 2012


IT’S hard to say which of this year’s crop of photos are my best, particularly as I am usually most excited by what I have done most recently – and if my work is steadily improving, that is as it … Continue reading

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Time for a change


ENOUGH about arcane experiments with old cameras! Well, enough for now, anyway. It’s time to get up-to-date and throw in some shameless self-promotion. So, today: Greece. I’ve just come back after 10 days wandering through the delightful Argo-Saronic Gulf, the … Continue reading

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Now for something different…


I’m planning to put a little effort into building up a catalogue of science shots. Initially I will be shooting microscope slides, using the MP-E 65 1-5x macro lens (i.e., working entirely with photographic gear, not shooting through a microscope). … Continue reading

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Slaves to technology


PHOTOGRAPHERS are slaves. Willing ones. They eagerly await every extra megapixel or touch-screen gimmick and then rush to buy into the new dream. After all, you can only get the best results from the best equipment, right? Well, maybe. Sometimes. … Continue reading

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Seeing the light


PHOTOGRAPHY is easy. Anyone can do it. Good photography is a different matter – and it is all about the light. Among the toughest subjects to shoot is food. It may look easy to shoot a plate of food but … Continue reading

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