Just finished reading…

Last night I finished reading a rather non-academic history of the ‘race’ to develop (see what I did there?) a fixed image, photographic process. Henry Fox Talbot and Louis Daguerre battle it out in 19th century science to discover how an image taken by a camera could be fixed permanently. Capturing the Light by Roger Watson and Helen…

Basic image, colour and crop

Following on from basic downloading of the images to my machine, I did some selecting. None of the images I took were especially successful, but were satisfactory for the practical exercise of adjustment sliders. I picked the images based on composition primarily as I normally aim to get this aspect correct in-camera. It doesn’t always happen…

100 photos in 30 minutes

Your task should you choose to accept it… make 100 photographs in 30 minutes. Shoot any environment, inside or outside, home or public space. I read some of the learning logs on this exercise before I started, and saw that the main issue people had was time. They found it difficult to shoot so many…

Its just like starting over.

This is really just a test. I started the course today. Well immediately thats pretty much a lie. I got the paperwork through earlier this week, read it – rather diligently, noted it, logged on here. I would generally regard myself as IT literate, however, this blog has taken me an afternoon of picking and…