The last two weeks have been incredibly busy in Kabul, with seven major incidents leaving many internationals far more concerned than usual. In a week, we have seen four complex attacks against international compounds, all of which have used multiple suicide bombers and fighters armed with a variety of weapons. I have therefore been busy […]
Archives for November 2014
Project work can be a double-edged sword. On the one hand it helps focus energy and cultivates a more cohesive, communicable vision; however, on the other, it can increase the perceived need to ‘complete the job’ which is not always welcome.
I am ‘out of town’ for a few days – Mazar-e Sharif to be precise – which means more aerial photos for my ongoing project. The outbound Kabul-Mazar flight provided some reasonable opportunities, but three factors conspired to make this a particularly difficult shoot, despite sharing the flight with only one other! 1) It was […]
I was flicking through some frames in Lightroom, bored, frustrated because I have not taken a photo for a few weeks now (you understand) when I saw a few frames from my current Sony Zeiss 35mm (review) and 55mm FE (review) lenses. It occurred to me that, with so many awful in-camera JPEGs online (and […]