With 2020 drawing to a close, many of us are looking forward to a more prosperous new year. A well worn phrase which has a greater significance than normal. As a photographer I have been encouraged by the ingenuity and effort made by many photographers to pursue their craft, despite facing the challenges presented by COVID-19. I have also been saddened by the news of
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As a regular reader of Petapixel (a website offering Photography and Camera News, Reviews, and Inspiration), I recently came across an article about Analogue Wonderland - an online store specialising in camera film, with the aim of making it easy for film photographers to find their next film: the next creative vehicle for their vision. With the announcement of a new subscription service called
Well, if I am being honest, the decision concerned is not entirely mine. What I am referring too relates to my intended trip to Malawi which has been further delayed due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation. Just to recap, last year I made contact with a Scottish based NGO operating in Northern Malawi. At first, I was hoping to visit the project (as a photographer)
Many have heard of events in the United States which has resulted in deaths of people of colour in police custody. A problem which is not unique to those who live within the US. It remains a matter which affects us all. George Floyd, from what I have read, is a 46-year-old who was born in North Carolina. He lived in Houston, Texas, and had
With the COVID-19 “lockdown” continuing (atleast within the UK), I hope you remain safe. It is in this is this time of self-isolation, I reflect on some fo the conversations I have had as a photographer - whilst looking forward to a time when the lock-down has been lifted. Two of the incidents I have experienced over the years, still make me wonder about people’s
With the World Health Organisation declaring the ongoing issues of Coronavirus a Global Pandemic, countries worldwide are taking their precautions to tackle this virus. Countries which currently have no reported cases, are also taking steps to protect themselves. It is with this as a backdrop I write this blog post. Before I continue, I should state that I am not medically qualified - I make
It is a new year, traditionally a time to look forward and start anew. But one key thought comes to mind - if you do wish to start anew, this can be done at any point during the year. I know that this may seem obvious, but a new decade has arrived nonetheless. For me, 2020 has already seen my laptop (I hope) repaired and
Last night, I attended the annual photographers lecture organised by The Scottish Society of the History of Photography (SSHoP). Since 1994, SSHoP has organised a series of Annual Lectures delivered both by photographers invited to Scotland and by those resident in the country. This year, the talk was given by Garry Fabian Miller. With the concept of “camera-less photography” being unfamiliar to me, we learnt