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Having purchased my Olympus OM-10, I embarked on a journey which still fascinates me to this day, although that journey has morphed in time, as you will find out much later… The OM-10 came with a Manual Adapter. I was assured by the salesperson that this allowed me full Manual control. I was to find […]Read more "My Photographic Journey – Part 2"
People find their paths into Photography in many different ways. For some it is by virtue as a camera as a present; others are enticed by one of their peers; some choose it as a career. Many years ago (while I was at school) I was building Airfix model plane kits and I used to […]Read more "My Photographic Journey – Part 1"
Over the years, I have visited Joadja Creek, which is an old Shale mining town in the Southern Highlands of NSW Australia. I had been down there 3 times before dating back to the 1980’s however I had not been there for some 12 years when I ventured down there in 2014. Although some restorative […]Read more "Joadja, Thank You For The Inspiration!"
When you go out to photograph, what ‘state of mind’ are you in? Do you go out with an idea in mind, or do you ‘free-wheel?’ Both approaches are valid, depending on what you want to achieve. I have to say that for many years I would either pick a subject e.g. I might choose […]Read more "State Of Mind"
One of the things that happened when I first started using a camera to explore the world was that I started to become more aware of what was around me. Initially, this was only on a conscious level. Gradually, over time I trained my eye to seek out things that which others would walk straight […]Read more "Awareness + Personal Vision + Imagination"
“Look at everything always as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time: Thus is your time on Earth filled with glory.” Betty Smith – A Tree Grows In Brooklyn Take the time to walk around your local area. Photographing in the early morning or late afternoon can often reveal very […]Read more "Awareness"