1-2-3-bokeh

I have been a lot on Instagram lately and leading up to Christmas I can see alot of images there that are using double exposures and a lot of bokeh. Bokeh is the quality of the area in a photographic image that is out of focus. If you are photographing...

Trick or Treat

It’s Halloween today and apart from carving pumpkins and thinking about dressing up we have been preparing for this by creating a  series of dark images. The kids loved being involved! Happy Halloween!  

Five-a-day

‘Five-a-day’ is a slogan for healthy eating promoting the intake of a least five portions of fruit or vegetables per day. Inspired by this I shot five images of vegetables portraying them in an unusual way. All images have been taken with long exposure times and mixed lighting.

Under the Andalusian Sun

Quite a while ago I read an article about Russian photographer Elena Shumilova who takes beautiful, really stunning images of her children. She has only been photographing for about 4 years but her use of light is absolutely incredible. You should really browse through her images on her flickr...

Out of the Blue

As I had planned, I did some experiments with cyanotypes. I really love this process now (at least while it’s summer and the sun is out to expose the images). My first problem had been that I wanted to use the rougher paper but that a lot of detail...

Glow in the dark

Children, water sports and a love for the great outdoors in the UK will almost always lead you to campsites. We found our favourite one in Wales and while the big boys were happy surfing and the little ones happy playing in the dunes and on the beach during...

Tempus fugit

Also in the Luminance exhibition I showed a series of black and white images taken with my good old Nikon F65 and a variety of films with long exposures. All the images were taken in North West London in January and February this year (yes, also the blooming tree!)....

Blueprints

For the Luminance exhibition I had already experimented with Cyanotypes and produced a series of prints on silk. You can see them on my website. I really fell in love with this technique. It is so easy to do at home, no too toxic chemicals involved and all you...