Articles Tagged 'Black and White'

Portrait Session with Anabelle

It has been a few years since I shot any portraits, and in recent months, the desire to shoot some more portraiture came back to me. A friend of mine has a very photogenic daughter, Anabelle, who I thought would make a great subject. In terms of location and conditions, I want to photograph her [ read more ]

2014 Retrospective: Low-Output Year, but Such is Life

While we are not quite done with the year 2014 yet, it is close enough to publish a retrospective of the year from a photographic perspective. Firstly, it was my most low-output year on record; but with other commitments and interests, and a waning interest in photography, I can live with that. I only published [ read more ]

Hills of the Hunter

This weekend I went away with David Oliver and Peter Eastway - two of Australia's leading photographers - and some friends from the Flickr Focus group. We attended an intense two-day landscape photography workshop with David and Peter, and shot in and around Gresford and Dungog in the picturesque Hunter Valley, both from the ground [ read more ]

Long Day in Sydney

Yesterday I went for out a shoot for the first time in six months.  Yes, it has been that long! For quite a while I had wanted to shoot the Sydney skyline from a different vantage point to the usual places, and Ballaarat Park on Darling Island in Pyrmont was the place I had in mind [ read more ]

Last Night in London

This composition is a slightly different take on an earlier image I published, depicting Westminster Bridge, Elizabeth Tower and the Houses of Parliament in London. This was the last night of our fleeting five-day visit in May of 2013, so I have appropriately titled it Last Night in London. Rather than depicting the rich colours of [ read more ]

A Second Portrait Session with Shani

Today I am heading off for a second portrait session with Shani. Our first session was drastically altered due to wet weather, but I still saw potential for a great shoot, so I changed the location (which would provide shelter) and the style of the shoot. Amongst some very pleasing images we shot on the [ read more ]