The above fine art nude image was shot with a 50mm lens on a 35mm SLR. It was simply intended as a bit of fun following a rather mundane commercial shoot. The model had a lovely personality and was happy to do more images, just for the enjoyment and as a chance to experiment. Continue reading →
For many years 99% of my professional photography was all done using a Hasselblad and I still think they are beautiful cameras.
There are various jobs though which can be done very well using a good 35mm DSLR and my current weapon of choice for those occasions is the Canon 1DsII. I know there is a new 5DII and even a 1DsIII, but the fact is that I am happy with what I have and don’t want to upgrade my camera just for the sake of it every time a new camera appears on the market. I have done some serious side by side testing and in practice the differences are just too small to warrant a change and quite often the 1DsII still comes out best. Continue reading →
Earlier today I was sifting through a storage area underneath the stairs where I found a large box that contained roughly a dozen folders with a large chunk of my old film archives and it was a real trip down memory lane. In the first folder I found the transparency for this image which is actually from the very last job I did on film before my first experiments with digital. Continue reading →