Still Life

Still Life

Learning to be a photographer is not as easy as it may appear. Learning to find your own photographic voice is harder still, and, very elusive. A whole industry has grown up around the concept of teaching you to be a great photographer. But, is it something you can...
Playing with the Sony NEX-C3

Playing with the Sony NEX-C3

This is my little Sony NEX-C3 which I am enjoying so much. It is simply fun to use it but it is also useful in learning about my lens collection. You may remember that I bought a Sony NEX-C3 to play with. (I wrote about it here) The idea was to have a camera which...
The Art is in the Print

The Art is in the Print

I do not actually make many prints. Out of thousands of photographs I will create maybe one or two prints. For me, the making of the print is a special thing and I put much effort into it. This is the creation of the Art. I have said before in these pages that, for...
Consider the Pencil

Consider the Pencil

Consider the pencil. Worth five cents it is a common item found in every home. And yet, in the right hands, it can be used to create beautiful images. Pencil sketches can rise, unquestionably, to the realm of art. Many of the greatest artists made sketches with a...
Scanning sans Scanner

Scanning sans Scanner

Thoughts on the efficient Digitizing of your Film Negatives The options for moving your images from film to computer include more than scanning at home or professional digitizing. But what  other options exist and how well do they work? I have described before my way...
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