There are so many phenomenal photographers that lists of ‘Great Photographers’ only become meaningful when they sail past the 100 mark. Without a vast number of inclusions, important photographers will invariably be left out and that always leaves me uncomfortable. Such lists are also entirely subjective, so it is perhaps more meaningful to talk about favourite […]
Archives for January 2017
OK, so that’s a silly title, but isn’t the original London Bridge now in Arizona? Aaaanyway…. Sometimes the hand-wringing is worth it. There were a couple of aspects to the printing of this image that I wanted to improve, because this A1/33″ print will be heading for Arlington, MA, once signed and numbered. This is why prints […]
I’ve written about Don McCullin before and not because he may be ‘Britain’s greatest ever war photographer’. I’ve written about him because he is a man who is unreachable. His life has been lived firmly on the opposite side of a line to our own, in the half constituting the unimaginable and unrecognisable. He hasn’t […]
Not everyone loves printing, but I do. In fact, I don’t really feel like it’s one of my images until I have made a print that satisfies me. Realising I hadn’t printed in a while, I thought I’d make the first exploratory copies of some work I have been doing very close to home. Please […]
Just a quick heads up: I have two copies of Visitation left before it goes up to the next price level. You can find details of purchasing prints and print pricing using <— these links.
One of our readers, Callum, asked me about the angle of view of the Sony 28mm f2 FE compared to the 35mm f2.8 Sonnar. As some of you may know, the Sony Zeiss 35mm Sonnar is slightly longer than most 35mm lenses (in the region of 36-36.5mm at a guess). The 28mm f2 FE is […]
When you’re building a photography book collection, it can be difficult to find monographs that contain a good assortment of some of the best work a photographer has produced. Some claim to do so, but fail dismally. Others are priced into the stratosphere. This book, simply titled Harry Callahan very much succeeds in my view.