Life After Luminous


“Thus, the task is not so much to see what no one yet has seen, but to think what nobody yet has thought about that which everybody sees.” Arthur Schopenhauer In the summer of 2014, I was fortunate and honored to be featured by The Luminous Landscape in an essay entitled, "Portrait Of An Emerging Photographer".  The timing was such that it coincided almost to the day of … [Read more...]

The Nature Of Creativity


Defining Creativity What is creativity? It's a term widely used in the photographic world but one that is open to a variety of interpretations & definitions. So before I can write an article on the topic I ought to clarify what I mean when I use the word. A simple dictionary definition gives us "characterised by originality of thought; having or showing imagination" … [Read more...]

Silo City – Out Of The Comfort Zone


I enjoy photography and I love doing landscape photography. It’s the one form of photography that I have never grown bored with or felt burned out on.  Shooting landscapes allows me to slow down and see the scene as well as think about what I want to convey in the final image.  There are times though that I like to dive into another area of interest to me.  Urbex photography - … [Read more...]

Iceland Above and Below By Hans Strand – Book Review


Iceland - Above & Below Foreword by Art Wolfe Photography by Hans Strand Triplekite Publishing ISBN: 978-0-957 6345-8-9 Iceland Above & Below is first and foremost simply a beautiful book. This large coffee table volume represents many years and many trips to Iceland by Swedish photographer Hans Strand. It is a book of images with very little technical information … [Read more...]

The Epson V850 Pro Scanner in Context

Epson V850 Pro (Photo: courtesy of Epson America)

New scanner models that claim properties of high resolution and high dynamic range for scanning film always raise considerable interest these days, because there is a dearth of choice on the new product market, while the highly-reputed models of the past have become costly legacy items. Hence when Epson provided me the opportunity to review the new model V850 Pro, the … [Read more...]