Photography

A tree is not just for Christmas

The street photographer’s guide to trees. I think trees are too much ignored. We take a picture and happen to notice a tree (or trees). We should appreciate them more. For their beauty; for their shade; for their colour; for their age; for their mystery… Trees can provide shelter and …

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I don’t shoot birds any more

I shot my first bird in 1972. I have felt bad about it ever since. Really. Machoism at end of Uni camp. But we all grow up. Continuing my journey in photography I must go where probably everyone goes when they get their first DSLR. Birds. Canon 7D with EF70-200 …

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Can’t see the mono for the trees

Perhaps the title should be “Can’t see the black and white for the colour” but the trees are more relevant to this blog. I mostly shot in colour with some early B&W, until I realised that I have been missing the point. Colour photography has its place and all that …

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Summer en Provence 2016

Spent a week in Seillans and Callian in Provence in the summer of 2016. Photography with Leica Q then processed to B&W using DXO PhotoLab and Lightroom.

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Lake Como and Bellagio Summer 2016

A couple of days on Lake Como based in Bellagio in summer 2016. Photography using Leica Q then post-processed with DXO PhotoLab and Lightroom.

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Around the Streets in Sydney CBD

Christmas trip to Sydney with my Leica Q. Retail therapy. Sort of street photography but with a retail theme. The Q fits perfectly in my hand and is quiet. Also doesn’t look too serious so easier to just snap and go.

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Black and White in Colour

I have been enjoying photography for many years. I used to shoot a lot of black and white in the early days, mainly because it was cheaper than colour. Then colour processing became cheaper than B&W processing so colour was the way forward. And I love colour! Indeed. But in …