How I create my images of gulls in flight It’s been a while since I wrote a post about techniques, so I’m going to share one about one of my favourite techniques, intentional camera movement. I’ve been taking hand held ICM pictures of the gulls in flight over the river Stour in Blandford Forum for … More Photographing birds in flight
My first project of 2021 is a small collection of images from my beloved local woodlands in yellows, oranges, gold and blue. Some images are new, others are composed of older images to which I have layered and added textures and gold leaf. The woods I have wandered in to take these images sit on … More Woodlands in Yellow & Blue
One of the most enjoyable types of nature photography in the warmer part of the year is capturing images of butterflies. These beautiful and ephemeral insects epitonise summer as they flutter on jewelled wings through the landscape. I can think of few pursuits I enjoy more than chasing butterflies on a sunny day or sitting … More Photographing butterflies
The lockdown has meant spending a lot more time at home and as the sun has been shining I’ve spent the last few weeks experimenting more with wet cyanotype, lumens and anthotypes. So I thought I’d share some of the work I’ve created and a little bit about how each image is made. The chemicals … More Cameraless creativity.
A few years ago I started playing with cyanotype as I was looking for affordable ways to print my images. By making digital negatives on transparencies I could create printed work from my digital photography, and this process added another dimension to the original image. My love for the process grew and I have shared … More Cyanotypes