In between getting reacquainted with medium format film, I've been taking photos of cake - lots and lots of cake. Unfortunately it was also very delicious cake.
A friend has a bit of a … more
Whew! The exhibition went much better than I expected and it was such a thrill to see the prints up on display for hundreds of people to see. Pretty much felt like vomiting from the day … more
My trip to Chicago represented an excellent opportunity to take some architectural photos which is subject matter I've been interested in investigating. Some dodgy previews are available in the … more
The prints that form the collection for The Project are finalised and it's a huge relief. I had to move up the timetable because of an unexpected conference overseas that just happened to … more
Things are coming together for The Project despite a few technical difficulties along the way. Some replacement bulbs are on their way from the US of A which will hopefully fit the big enlarger.
I … more
They always say not to work with kids or animals, but I'm finding it's been useful to shoot family and friends to get a grip on how to use my basic studio lighting. I also really … more
Unfortunately I've had a bit of a set-back due to the bulb in my Durst Laborator 1200 giving up last night. Thinking this was a problem that would be solvable with a large amount of money, I … more
Although it might be stating the bleedingly obvious, here's my typical film development workflow:
Much to my delight a wonderful phone call came through from my friends at Photo Continental the other day confirming that my ridiculous volume of developer and fixer was available. This was hot on … more
I've been beavering away on "The Project" which is my latest (read, "first and only") commissioned portfolio that relates to undisclosed subject matter (mysterious, huh?). In the process, I've … more