Posts Tagged: Photography

Owning My Content Or How I Learnt To Stop Worrying And Love My Blog

Last weekend I was about to post some photos from a frosty forest walk onto Instagram and paused as I was pondering the best tags to add to ‘drive engagement’. I remembered a commitment I’d made to myself over Christmas – to consume mindfully, to create more and to own the content I create. I Continue Reading

Salt Water

“The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears or the sea.” — Helen Keller

You’ve Been Had

Street Art – Woburn Sands – England

Don McCullin Retrospective

I recently spent a morning at Tate Britain viewing the Don McCullin retrospective. Don McCullin is one of my favourite photographers; I originally came across his autobiography Unreasonable Behaviour in a book shop and was fascinated by his life and images. McCullin is perhaps best known as a war photographer, something he’s uneasy about, feeling Continue Reading

Another Escape

Over the last few years there has been a resurgence in printed journals and magazines. Not mass market, mass media publications, but independent, high-quality curated works created by passionate people. Another Escape is a wonderful example – well written, with fabulous photography and beautifully designed and typeset. The latest issue is curated around the theme Continue Reading

Slipping The Surly Bonds of Earth

I’ve just returned from the Pixel Pioneers conference in Belfast; I flew from Heathrow to Belfast City, a quick hop over the Irish Sea. On the way out the weather was misty with very low cloud; just moments after we left the ground we were above the clouds, emerging into bright, beautiful sunshine. I never tire of Continue Reading