...into the future! Weary, tired, no good... And time is hard to keep track of if you have lots of things to think about, to worry about! We've been moving to our new (partly finished) house a bit over a week ago. Hard to find your bearings in a work in progress (slooooooowwww progress!) and... Continue Reading →
No I have not been to a mysterious forest in parts unknown. This is just around the corner, a short 5 minute's walk away. I just wanted to play around with creating some otherworldly views from my rather bland landscape / forestscape photos. And why not! As I use a hybrid approach of film photography... Continue Reading →
In a recent post I said Ansel Adams did not print his photos himself.... awful crazy error, obviously! It was Henri Cartier Bresson of course! Sorry for that one!
Two very different concepts in photography, two different ways to represent the world! Which ones do you prefer? Certainly anyone must have a preference? Or not... This is just my personal view on this topic and lo and behold, I prefer both. How that? How is this only possible? Well it's easy, I just prefer... Continue Reading →
Some days ago I asked if it was allowed to cheat in photography, and your responses were as varied as welcome. In short, you think that the cheating I did was excessive... and I'm vey much OK with that. So here's a 'cloudy' photo that's totally genuine, straight out of my phone's camera. I swear... Continue Reading →
Imogen Cunningham I love this quote by that wonderful lady that left us so many exceptional photographs! I won't dare to compare my stuff to her work, certianly not. But I am perfectly OK with her view. I never took photography classes (that shows, eh?), I never attended expensive seminars or such stuff offered by... Continue Reading →
That's the big question of our digital times! But didn't the old Masters of Photography also cheat? Didn't Ansel Adams Henri Cartier Bresson (or rather his minions as he did not print his photos himself apparently - and sorry, sorry for the error!) also cheat by dodging and burning, by retouching, by tweaking the exposures and... Continue Reading →