Author Archives: PurpleT

About PurpleT

Much of my photography is art and documentary. I try to capture a scene as i see it in my mind, whether that be black and white, colour, or somewhere in between. I try to make an interesting, and/or attractive image from what i see around me, not just what would be expected, but also subjects that would be seen boring, mundane, or ugly by many. But they all have an interest as art photography. I have also spent nearly twenty years working as a life model, then the human figure in art is very important to me, and is something i try to bring into my work at times.

Minimal Landscape.

When out in the countryside, sometimes, instead of photographing sweeping landscapes, sometimes it’s nice to keep it a bit more minimal. Maybe use the curve of a hill against the sky. Following on from my last blog post walking up … Continue reading

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A Short Walk To Kinder Scout.

I met with a few people yesterday in Edale. We didn’t do a long walk, just up Crowden and onto the Kinder plateau. As one group then headed to the highest point, i took a couple along the edge to … Continue reading

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Almost Spectral

As i’ve recently bought the Lensbaby fisheye lens, a few examples of which can be seen in my last post here, i decided i should try a few nudes as well. Perching the camera on a Gorillapod, i tried a … Continue reading

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Playing about with the new Lensbaby fisheye…

The other day i posted that i’d just bought the Lensbaby circular fisheye. Well a couple of days ago i went out for a bit of a play with it. I decided to head to an abandoned farm i’ve visited … Continue reading

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Lensbaby Circular Fisheye!

I have a new toy to play with!       P.T.

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Wintery Walk On Stanage

Last weekend i had the chance to head out to the Peak District for a bit of a walk in the snow. As some of the roads were impassable for the average car we decided to meet in Hathersage. We … Continue reading

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Appropriate Clothing?

When out and about doing a bit of Urban Exploration you should always make sure you wear appropriate clothing…           P.T.

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