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Photo Ninja- the best raw converter yet? I reckon…

Photo Ninja- the best raw converter yet? I reckon…

  The way to Art is through craft, not around it ~Ansel Adams We are all apprentices in a craft where no one ever becomes a master. ~Ernest Hemingway Kia ora tatou/Welcome: I blame Grahame Sydney and Ansel Adams. As many of you know, I am anal about picture quality. In a sense this comes […]

Making a portrait- a sacred trust.

Making a portrait- a sacred trust.

  Again, you can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something – your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all […]

Walking with ghosts. Treading the hall of memories.

Walking with ghosts. Treading the hall of memories.

“To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.” ~ Elliott Erwitt “A picture is the expression of an impression. If the beautiful were not […]

Voices behind the wall

The first winds of winter Then let my name be called Traveller -Basho From time to time I think about those people who, having found the photographic path that works for them, and fascinated by it, compelled to follow it, do so happily for the rest of their careers. Lucky them. The remaining few of […]

Photographing the land. A quality of obsession.

The future was rushing towards me, drawing ever closer, arriving on the horned wings of an approaching storm. I looked up in horror, in ghastly realisation, and knew that there was nothing, nothing at all I could do to escape, to turn it away…. I am more convinced than ever that whatever we photograph, we […]

Reflections …sometimes the devil is waiting behind the fence

I often wonder why so many of us are drawn to photography. I never cease to be fascinated by the reasons, by the motivations, and by all the myriad-and-one reasons why we take up photography. Over the years when I ask people why they have do it, some have answered confidently, while others have dithered […]

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