It Isn’t Always This Exciting The Sony A7 III has to be one of the most hotly anticipated new camera releases for some time. The reason is simple: mid range cameras impact a lot of photographers. They tend to be relevant to the consumer, prosumer and professional markets (to varying extents) and this camera is […]
Archives for February 2018
Guest Article by David B. Jenkins Uniquely among the arts, photography seems unable to be accepted for itself by its own practitioners. It is the redheaded stepchild of the arts, unloved by those who should love it most. It is in little danger from its critics, but may not survive its friends.
Brassai: The Often Overlooked Hungarian-French Master (1899-1984) I doubt many of you were expecting the appearance of Brassai in my top 10 B&W photographers. In fact, neither was I, until I really sat down and worked through the images that have affected me the most. As I write this, I will try to understand why […]
Sorry, I have always wondered if I could write headlines for The Sun newspaper and I hope this post’s title would meet with the editor’s approval. Moving on…. Peter Lik is not on my active radar and this is because his photographs aren’t my thing. However, I won’t deny that I find him, his work […]
Leica APO Summicron-SL Initial Thoughts…. ***Lots of personal (reasoned) opinion coming up***. Previous articles on the Leica SL can be found here and here. There’s a lot I still love about Leica and so I follow news of their various camera and lens releases. Finally there seems to be real movement with regard to SL […]
I was chatting with another photographer recently and the subject of photographer ego came up. He said he’d upset a colleague (documentary, if my memory is correct) by asserting that *all* photographers have an ego, no matter how humble they consider themselves to be. I’m inclined to agree with him and think that ego is […]