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.
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.