One of my most recent shoots was for the Jean Daneel Bistro in Napier, making images for their new website. My favourite type of commercial work is working directly with business owners, helping them to create visuals to promote their businesses.Read More
In my ongoing attempts at getting to grips with shooting black and white large format landscapes I have been spending some time wandering around some very pretty scenery, lugging around a very much oversized camera bag in search of likely subjects. One of these missions led me into Newlands forest on one of the few not-so-dry days we’ve had this year.Read More
Some jobs are hard work, particularly when working with a couple who are not used to having someone peering through a camera at them for extended period of time. This was not one of those jobs...Read More
You know the old saying about not being able to organise a booze-up in a brewery? Well, it in no way whatsoever applied to this shindig...Read More
N.B. This post will verge on being a little geeky: if you have trouble telling the difference between reciprocity failure and D-max it may be a little... obscure.
Colour landscape photography has always been my thing, particularly shooting transparancy film on a large format camera. The much lamented dearth of large format E6 processing service around Cape Town has, however, put the brakes on that particular pursuit. Shooting colour neg is also and option, of course, but not one I have taken on just yet. So for now I have decided that having a serious go at shooting my large format landscapes on black and white film is something to put some effort into. The image accompanying this post is one of the first successes (i hope) on this new adventure.Read More