Continue reading “Photo documentary – Living through Brokenness”
The Storyteller in me expects my photos to say something. But how do you capture the raggedness of emotions – convey the experience – while being true to photo-documentary?
A vexing issue when photographing in the garden is dealing with ‘greens’. Often in photographs they present as bright, gaudy and distracting. With portrait photography the issue becomes worse because of yellow cast to skin tone.Continue reading “Portraits in the Garden – dealing with the green”
Continue reading “Improving My Garden Photography”
With portraits I love to capture emotion but how do I get the ‘feel’ of my garden with shots of plants? Here I share some technical details of my quest to improve flower photography, knowing that there is still much room for improvement.
Continue reading “Street Photography BC”
During lockdown I’ve had plenty of time to trawl through my street photos. But with some of them I now instinctively flinch and pull myself away from the subjects.
Continue reading “Street Photography – Plant Portraits”
People are the focus of most of my photography – either candid portraits or on the street.
But my walks have been solitary so I’ve had to stalk a different kind of subject.
It’s the seagulls that alert me. When there’s a swarm of them close to shore, I know what’s arriving in my home port in Lyttelton, New Zealand. They fight and cackle and I stand at my window watching fishermen off load their catch …
… or I used to.
Continue reading “Salt Pans Vietnam”
Daily I season my meals with it
But, when food comes in packages, it’s easy to be ignorant and disconnected from its source.
Continue reading “Blurred Lines”
Living in uncertain times
Continue reading “Gardening as Art”
Viewing rice terraces in the northern mountains of Vietnam is like being in an enormous outdoor exhibition space.
Continue reading “What will become of this city?”
A collection of A4 prints on Canson® Infinity Rag Photographique.
Seeing photos in good quality print is a completely different experience from seeing them on screen.
Continue reading “Why blog?”
If it is not for economic gain, why