One of the reasons I moved to the Dordogne was for the slower pace of life. When I lived in England, people seemed to be always on the run, desperate to try and do as many things as possible (either trying to make or spend money usually). This feeling was often re-inforced by the non-stop bombardment of advertisements encouraging such behaviour. Here, things seem a little different. People take time to look around them at their surroundings and sometimes just ‘be’. Continue reading Let sleeping cats lie?
Part of the reason behind my recent decision to study lighting technique was to further my understanding of successful portrait lighting. Continue reading Window light portrait
The arrival of the 30th of November also means the end of Movember for 2012. Time to have a decent shave! Continue reading End of Movember 2012
Thinking about things to photograph for this blog has recently provided me with the following spark of inspiration.
One of my favourite genres of photography is photojournalism. Effectively, photojournalists attempt to tell stories through photographs by documenting people and events around them. My spark of inspiration was therefore to attempt to use a photojournalistic style to photograph people and events in my own surroundings and publish those pictures and stories on this blog.
Stay tuned for more….
So a year has gone by and Movember is here again. Fewer cries from the gallery for proof of the ‘tache since we’ve been here before and they all know just how bad it really looks.