Posts Tagged: Photography

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

The Human Selfie Stick

I love this video from InstagramHusband.com; whilst it looks at the loneliness of the Instagram Husband, I’ve seen as many of these Instagram clichés from men as women. I particularly like the scene that shows the single most annoying Instagram cliché: the shot of lifestyle accessories on wooden background shot from directly above ideally including small batch artisanal coffee. Continue Reading