Misadventures In Medium Format

The next phase of plan MA comes to fruition.  Some things lead naturally to others, and the combination of portraiture and film photography that’s been my labour since last October has lead me toward the corner of the photographic world that we call medium format.  “What’s medium format?” Query the uninitiated (actually they’re mostly changing … Continue reading Misadventures In Medium Format

Bittersweet Art – Closing Out A Photo Project.

If you’ve read some of my more recent posts, you’ll have read about my sports photography. Well, this Sunday I took my last sport shots for the foreseeable future. Since October of last year, on a more or less weekly basis, I’ve headed down the hill from the University’s main campus and through the gates … Continue reading Bittersweet Art – Closing Out A Photo Project.

Sports Photography As Meditation

I never thought I’d be photographing sports as part of a fine art MA. That’s not because of the sports, it’s because I never thought I’d be doing a fine art MA. Some of the first pictures I ever took were sports photos. When I was dragged out of bed to stand on touchlines while … Continue reading Sports Photography As Meditation

Triumphant Return To Film

So, after a long break, I’ve gotten back to taking pictures on film. It’s been a while – about twelve years if memory serves. Unfortunately it also led me to a slight confession, namely that I’d never actually developed any of this “film” stuff. That’s an embarrassing admission for an MA student studying photography, and … Continue reading Triumphant Return To Film