At the moment, I am a semi-amateur photographer, propelled solely by the ideas that bounce around my head and the sketches I make.

I then try and convince people to be a part of my ‘vision’ (for want of a less poncey word) as I try to create something as close to the visuals swirling in my mind as possible.

  • Joined: August 2007

Journal

Comics

If anyone is mildly interested in other (non photographic) artwork, I run, draw and write a comic website called ‘Chain Bear’ with a very talented artist/writer named Lauren Farnsworth. / The site is at www.chainbear.com / It’s a bit odd, unlike most comic strips, because the continuity is quite scattered as each style/story from day to day is very different. We liked the idea …
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Cheating?

Article: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/6936444.stm / New technology allows photos to be easily modified, post production, by searching for similar scenes to fill unwanted gaps. / Creativity-wise, this is kind of stifling. But then, I suppose this happens with every advance in technology before we all learn to embrace it. Digital cameras indeed.
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Finding a Photo and Seeking a Photo

There is a definite gulf between: / 1) Imagining an image in your head, working out how to set it up, grabbing all the tools and people that you need to create this mental picture and shooting / 2) Actually finding a wonderful picture out there in the world, be it a person, place or scene. / I actually enjoy both kinds of photography and find both as tricky as each other. With regards to point …
Posted over 11 years – 3 comments
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