Tag Archives: Black and White

Street portrait – the look

Asking a stranger for their permission before you take the photograph always changes the dynamic in street photography.  Why not give it a try…? Taken with the Fuji X-T1 and the XF 56mm f/1.2 portrait lens. Click to view full … Continue reading

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Portrait of the day – the boatman

Taken with the Fuji X-T1 and the XF 56mm f/1.2 portrait lens. Click to view full size.

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Fuji XF 56mm F1.2 R lens – first impressions

Overall I think this lens is a game changer if you are using the Fuji X system and have not yet invested in a fast prime lens… Continue reading

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Street photography – how to practice your skills

If you are looking to hone your street photography skills you should try covering a march or a demo in London.  It will give you a great opportunity to practice those key skills (composition and timing) while allowing you to … Continue reading

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Five steps to a unique photo

With the sheer number of photographs now being taken and published on the internet it is easy for your shot to be lost in the noise, especially if you simply go with the flow and take the photo in the same … Continue reading

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Berlin in monochrome

The fact that black and white photography is thriving so many years after the advent of colour film is testimony to the impact that this medium can have when trying to capture memorable images.  Berlin as a city lends itself … Continue reading

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It’s all about the light

The difference between a good photograph and a mediocre one normally comes down to one thing – the quality and direction of the light.  This can be illustrated quite easily by looking at two photographs taken within minutes of each … Continue reading

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