. . . . . I am excited to have some more portrait work to do over the next few weeks. These are my first preliminary shots for Mike. Looking back, I quite like the full face look, and I’m intrigued to take more like it. It’s not exactly the most technically demanding or original thing to do, but then again it is very interesting to observe the difference that a shadow, a flash of light, a change of expression […]
. Following on from my post yesterday, some more shots from my shoot with Rowan. I have spent some time toning these images. I really like the effect, and the mood it creates..somehow I feel a little more at home than in bright colour.. . . .
. I had a busy time last week taking photographs for my friend and fellow musician Rowan. Rowan is a fantastic singer and I wanted to try and take some photographs for her that she could use both promotionally and personally. I have been practising for the past few months using natural light indoors, so that I could work without studio lighting or expensive kit. (I posted about that here.) Rowan was amused to discover that I had been practising […]
. . . . . Experiences over the past few weeks have reminded me that the body is a simply a carrier of the soul, each must be nurtured, without each we are nothing. All that we are can be gone in an instant. Each breath is precious. .
. . Well, the rain has been bucketing down all this week, so I am back working indoors again.. This is a collage of a self portrait taken when I was 18. I went everywhere with my camera then, and vividly remember taking the original picture to this, on black and white film, in a park, on a timer, balanced on something.. I found this image quite interesting to work with, for many reasons. At first I started with the […]