Musings

Handcrafted Emulsions.

Handcrafted Emulsions.

Despite rumours, I am not dead. For the last few months I’ve been quietly loosing my marbles in the darkroom. Its been a battle of willpower, like trying to maintain going the gym after work. Like many skills that need mastering, eventually it falls into place and starts working  leaving you wondering why it never worked…

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Finding your voice

Finding your voice

Finding a unique voice with photography is a hard task to achieve. It takes a lot of soul searching and creativity. At the forefront of this struggle is identifying your message, what is it you are trying to say?  I am coming to believe that the act of discovering this message is part of the journey my art takes….

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Oblique Strategies

Oblique Strategies

I am sitting here struggling how to explain this. I have decided before I start, I need to get a whisky, sit down and grab my little cardboard black box from its secret hiding place. Abandon normal instruments. No, that makes no sense. I need another – Ask people to work against their better judgement. You see, when your struggling…

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Sincerity

Sincerity

It has taken me many years to realise the message within my work, I’ve become quite enthusiastic about how to begin to express it. It’s the feeling of needing to be understood, it’s about creating the strongest connection with the viewer as possible, a gripping emotional pull being generated from the sitter to the viewer….

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Digging Deep. Finding the Art you need to make.

Digging Deep. Finding the Art you need to make.

Photography has often made me feel lost. It feels like a journey and you don’t know where your going, a nomad, a wanderer. Often you query if you should even be on a journey. Trying to find something, only you don’t know what that something happens to be or how to find it. You cannot stop, there is…

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