I’m an IT consultant based in Perth, Australia.

I like film (Hasselblad, Holga, Polaroid) for the way it engages me in the process of making an image

I like digital because it’s easier to experiment and see the results quickly, then adapt, perfect.

genres: kite surfing, abstract, landscape.

you can also find me here:

blog: http://www.runcharlierun.com
twitter: http://www.twitter.com/charliesworld
flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/r_charlie_w

  • Age: 46
  • Joined: January 2009

Journal

who took my mojo, man?

You know the drill, you’re bored, un-inspired, you have your camera with you but it all looks the same? Somehow you come back from somewhere with only a few general snapshots and nothing really artistic or creative. / I’ve been in that funk for a while – lack of time, sleep, illness, work, rain, blah blah – it all adds up to take away the photo mojo. / Its not going to ge…
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Away

I’m back in England for 10 days, so will be absent from here till I get back:-( hope everyone gets stuck in and creates lots of wonderful things for me to look at and be inspired by for when I get back :-)
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pet peeves

There’s one thing in photography that is more important than all others. It can be broken from time to time, but only when it enhances the photo in some way. / That rule? horizons are horizontal. / To a similar extent, verticals (buildings, poles, etc) are also vertical. / The horizon in nature is always horizontal – so it really irks me when people cannot get simple things like thi…
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How to: in-camera motion blur part 2

I was thinking about this the other day and some comments on my other in-camera motion blur ‘how to’ has spurred me on. / So, to start – I need to share the golden rule with shutter speeds for everyday normal handheld photography. In general if you want to get a sharp shot handheld, you need to have a shutter speed of at least the same as the focal length of your lens. / i.e. …
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