Sibling love

A while ago I had the pleasure to photograph two extraordinary siblings in Primrose Hill. The light was not fantastic, but their cheerfulness and cooperation certainly were! Time passed really quickly and we had so much fun on the hill and on the playground.  

The old stone cottage

Once in a while we have enough of the big city and leave for the English countryside. And if we do that, we do it properly. No WiFi, not even mobile reception and the car had to be parked about 100 yards away from the cottage we had rented: we had to work our way […]

Exploring the Wilderness of Dorset

Our last half term break led us to Dorset, to the middle of nowhere. It was just perfect! While I saw picture opportunities everywhere, the kids couldn’t wait to go exploring. We decided a while ago not to call it ‘walking’ or ‘hiking’ but ‘exploring’: it made all the difference… On the other hand that […]

Regent’s Park

Again we didn’t have any snow in London this winter. But plenty of rain… However, once in a while, the sun came out beautifully and we could go for a walk and play in one of the many parks. Last Sunday was one of those days with bright sun. But two of my kids were […]

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 was lost on it. I read […]

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 need is sunlight. Admittedly, being at […]