How to make a sketchbook – Perfect bound (glued spine).

Another old tutorial I re-discovered from stencilrevolution.com (I wrote it in 2007 - Only thing that's really changed is I've since studied photography, and I use less duct tape) Making a sketch book.  I go through a lot of sketch books, more than one a month, sometimes one a week, usually I just buy the … Continue reading How to make a sketchbook – Perfect bound (glued spine).

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An old gimp stencil tutorial.

I was minding my own business wandering about the inter-schnauzer when I vaguely wondered whatever happened to stencilrevolution.com - I used to spend waay too much time there (this was before I started doing photography seriously, I used to paint, including on walls which the local council was nice enough to prepare just for me). … Continue reading An old gimp stencil tutorial.

Ultraviolet exposure units I have known (and mostly not liked).

This is pretty rough and ready, I can confirm that this does work as an exposure unit though. THE BASIC PLACE THIS IDEA CAME FROM. Much of this project has come from a need for this device - In my studies in antique photography I frequently used ultraviolet exposure units for exposing 19th c. photographic … Continue reading Ultraviolet exposure units I have known (and mostly not liked).

Planes

​ How close you are to the glass makes a difference, its not just angle, your distance from the glass is what balances the exposures.  Its multiple exposure photography, just you have to work it all out on the spot by moving your body 🙂

Simplicity

​ Despite the crazy complicated reflection photos I'm posting right now I really do have a thing for really simple images. Trying to do too much with an image usually leads to a mess. On the other hand I don't think I've ever heard anybody say that an image is too simple.

Chaff n’ wheat n’ pearls n’ swine n’ mixed metaphors n’ whatnot. AKA Editing

This isn’t really that attractive a topic to many people, but I really enjoy the process of editing. It could be because I have a gathering methodology of just wandering about and snaffling up whatever takes my fancy – I take a lot of really shite photos, every so often I stumble over a good … Continue reading Chaff n’ wheat n’ pearls n’ swine n’ mixed metaphors n’ whatnot. AKA Editing