Category Archives: Ideas
I’ve been exploring something of the darker side of art recently, a sinister side, that film character that never dies and just keeps on killing. I’m a completely non violent person by nature, but i’m a fan of horror films, … Continue reading
Back in July i posted the blog This is just as much your home as is ours… The graffiti in that photo, and other in the building, gave me the idea that it might be good to try and interact … Continue reading
I spotted this on a recent photo day with my mate Gary in the Peak District National Park in Derbyshire. This is in the White Peak near Castleton. P.T.
I took this photo during one of our regular monthly photo walks. I saw the possibility of a photo using the reflection in the back of a car, then noticed this woman wearing a red coat to go with the … Continue reading
Some years back i made a pinhole attachment for an old SLR using the body cap. It’s simple to do, just drill a hole in the middle and stick something over it you can make a hole in. I never … Continue reading
I was having a bit of a play about experimenting with apps on the iPhone recently. Mostly i take a photo using a camera app, like many i enjoy the Hipstamatic app. On this occasion i wanted to try something … Continue reading
It’s an old saying, “Less is more!”, and can mean many things depending on the context. I think of this in my photography sometimes. When looking for an interesting composition you have to consider all options. At one time i … Continue reading
The word bokeh, from the Japanese, boke, means blur, or haze. In photography it generally refers to the out of focus area in a photograph. As the out of focus area can be just as important as the in focus … Continue reading
Whilst hanging around during an event i was photographing on Saturday, and old friend who was helping out noticed me taking a photograph of blackboard and a small sign showing prices of ice creams. Upon asking me what i was … Continue reading
I saw these “cherry pickers” and loved the way they looked like they were walking. They remind me of dinosaurs in a way, but mechanical ones. Then i thought the Terminator films, and wondered what it’d be like if these machines came alive……….. P.T.