Following a failure in my website's primary picture archive, many blogs have lost their images. I am endeavouring to re-instate these from back-ups. Bear with me please while I undergo this labourious and very sweary process...
Clearing Rainstorm at Selsey Bill 17.40, 4th March 2016 Nikon D810, 14-24mm f2.8 at 14mm, 1/100 second, f13, ISO 64, tripod This was one of those vibrant windswept evenings when everything was fresh, clear and dynamic - and it all came together for this shot. A simple composition with both receding and incoming tidal movement, diagonals, triangles and a modest colour palette of pale gold and chalky blue. Awesome light, beautiful complimentary hues and tones, stunning three-di
Sometimes, minimalism is a total boss. Breakwater Marker and Crescent Moon Nikon D810, 50mm f1.4 Nikkor, 19 seconds, f8, ISO 64, tripod 07.01, 4th March 2016 The south coast around Chichester is littered with breakwaters and breakwater markers. These handily provide leading lines and focal points for minimalist seascape compositions. It was a calm and crisp March dawn with still waters at Pagham Harbour. No dramatic cloudscapes or histrionics in the waves and there was a love
Despite my western education in reading and writing and all of my work life experiences being entirely informed by western methods, I have never been satisfied with the notion that elements with movement (or implied movement) in a photographic image should always, if you wish them to remain positive, flow from left to right. And vice-versa for a negative implication of course. In fact, on examination of many examples of left-to-right and right-to-left image-flipping, I am mor