Lucie & Aline Portait

Lucie and Aline, 2016

I took this photograph at Meadowhall Shopping Centre – Lucie (my daughter) and Aline were trying on sunglasses and in a frivolous act I caught their attention and grabbed the shot. It looks to me as though they both realised the slight absurdity of the moment and played to the camera. For me, it has […]

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Girl on Girl Book Review

Girl on Girl: Art and Photography in the Age of the Female Gaze

Girl on Girl is a contemporary look at women photographing women – the female gaze. Author, Charlotte Jansen, is a former editor-at-large at Elephant magazine, and has written two books on photography: Girl on Girl (2017) and Photography Now (2021). She also presents the Dior Talks podcast. Girl on Girl is a richly diverse take

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Nan Goldin Book Review

Nan Goldin

The author, Guido Costa, curates exhibitions worldwide and is a widely published author on the subjects of art and photography. He has also been a subject of Nan Goldin’s many times, and worked with her professionally. This book is out of print but affordable copies are available – I have linked to one, below. There

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neil currie truk publicity shot

Trans Radio UK Publicity Shots

Neil Currie, Trans Radio UK’s latest presenter, contacted me last week to see if I could squeeze them in for some publicity shots. The first show went out this Friday just gone, and Neil needed some photos for TRUK’s website, pretty sharpish. Friday wasn’t the best of days for photos – dark interiors (I wanted to

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Fujifilm X100V

Time for a Change (again)

Changing camera systems should never be taken lightly, if only for the effect it has on your purse, but here I am again. It’s not the first time I’ve gone from Nikon to Fujifilm, but this is at the more extreme end of such a change in that I’ve chosen a fixed lens (23mm, 35mm

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