Not the f64 Group style

Please look at the picture full size against a grey background. I was reminded of a quote by Edward Weston to Ansel Adams in 1932 “I would say to any artist – do not be repressed in your work, dare to experiment – consider any urge if in a new direction all the better, as a gift from the gods not to be lightly denied by convention or prior concepts”. Ansel Adams letters and images 1916 – 1984. The f64Read more

Ansel Adams revisited

I was in Oxford UK to attend an Ansel Adams exhibition in 2009. Looking back on the Ansel Adams exhibition of prints that he printed, the contrast range of many prints was less than I would have expected from seeing reproductions in books. Therefore you can’t beat seeing the actual prints for an accurate assessment of print tonality. As I am struck on wide-angle lenses, so out came the Sigma 12-24mm full frame to take a snap of the bike withRead more

Ten Photo truths – The truth revealed

This is my take on the ten truths of photography posted last week. Have a read through and see if you agree with me. 1 More pixels and expensive technology equals the best image This is marketing spin to entice us to give money to equipment manufactures. The latest most expensive equipment won’t help in the hands and mind of someone with no ability to observe, decide what is significant and express that significance in a satisfying visual design. AsRead more