Exploring Color Photography

Exploring Color Photography

There is nothing wrong with Exploring Color Photography, and there is a lot of things right about it. It just feels like Robert Hirsch has taken a general photography manual and added the word color [sic] to every other heading, just like a house-owner looking to make a quick sale will get the decorator in to give all the walls a quick lick of magnolia. On the plus side, the book is lavishly illustrated with a large selection of beautiful (color) photographs.

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I Only Want You to Love Me

I Only Want You to Love Me

Thoughts about the Miles Aldridge exhibition I Only Want You To Love me at Somerset House in London. In a single word: Wow! i love it!

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Photography from The Mountains to The Sea

Photography from The Mountains to The Sea

The main lesson I took away from the wonderful Ansel Adams exhibition was not about individual photographs, but about the old master's mastery of the print. Truly amazing!

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Man Ray Portraits

Man Ray Portraits

Thoughts from my visit to The National Portrait Gallery's exhibition of 150 original Man Ray portraits.

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A question of colour

A question of colour

Thoughts and notes about the exhibition Cartier-Bresson: A Question of Colour.

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What do you do with your pictures?

What do you do with your pictures?

No, seriously, it's not a trick question. What do you do with your pictures? A brief sotry about putting some shelves up on the wall, but as that wouldn't really fit into a photo blog, it has been turned it into a blog post about the rotating photo exhibition at my Gallery Staircase. Does that not sound posh?

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Reflections of a classic car show

Reflections of a classic car show

Constructive criticism is always helpful. This post is about how a friendly comment on a picture three years ago, when I went to my first classic car show, helped me do better at my second one a few weeks ago. No, I don't get to go to car shows very often ;)

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