Three years ago I started a personal project. I set out to photograph all the crossings, ancient and modern, across the River Tweed between Kelso and Berwick upon Tweed. This is the story so far – and what happens next.
Its the middle the day in the middle of summer. The sun’s shining and you’re out with a bunch of friends intent on taking some photographs. And the light’s dreadful. What to do?
George Barr’s approach is to take 52 images from photographers both well- and less well-known. We come away with an armoury of potential approaches to reviewing our own or other peoples’ photography.
Aiming to take sharp pictures? Here’s a comprehensive list of things to watch out for to get that tack sharp image to wow your viewers.
How a photograph both frightened and excited me when I first saw it. Can photographs really have that sort of an impact?
How a black and white picture of Hebden Bridge by Denis Thorp in the Guardian in 1978 still influences how I take photographs today.
Many photographers have a preferred genre, their comfort zone. A place where creativity arrives without conscious effort. For me, it’s ultrawide landscapes
Finding someone else to help with editing our pictures and choose our collections can prove useful. It works in other fields; why not photography too?
It might seem a bit odd starting an article on trees with something that is most certainly not a tree. For me though, it’s a tree in all but name.
Is it realistic to expect a photographer to concern himself with his viewers expectation about the nature of photography?