Professional Photos Are Not Blurry!?

October 4, 2011 § 2 Comments

I found this article recently in a book called ‘FotoLog’ – I’d be interested to hear your thoughts.

‘PROFESSIONAL PHOTOS ARE NOT BLURRY!’ the purist shouts, screwing his SLR onto a tripod as he lines the family up for a portrait. ‘Red-eye is ugly!’ he recites, swivelling the flashgun so it bounces off the ceiling. ‘Wide-angle lenses make your nose look big!’ But there a are a few gaps in the purist’s impressive photographic knowledge. He doesn’t know that Terry Richardson shoots magazine covers with a cheap compact camera, that Ryan McGinley makes red-eye sexy, or that Wolfgang Tilmans won the Turner Prize with images containing flaring, blurring and camera shake.

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Double Exposure #2

July 25, 2011 § Leave a comment

I’ve just developed this double exposure of a main road at night and an abandoned railway line.

I’ve been working on these for a few weeks. I seem to have the composition of the two frames sorted out now but the exposure is still proving difficult. it’s a little hit and miss at the moment but this is my favorite image thus far.

Double Exposure

July 13, 2011 § 2 Comments

This is a double exposure of a tree and a garden pond taken on a Mamiya 135.

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