Archive for May 2010

Video killed the radio star . . .

…. and it’ll probably finish off a few photographers if we start having to carry kit like this around all day! The big buzz word of the moment seems to be “convergence”, mostly as a result of the new breed of digital SLR’s capable of capturing HD video. Some say that photographers will need to […]

That was the (expensive) week that was . .

“This is not just a lens…this is a Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8G ED lens…” and it’s probably one of my favourite lenses of all time. At least it was until last week . .. when I broke it. I did something I always tell other people not to do, and that is to put […]

iPads – and the way we were long before Apple …

Spent some time this afternoon with my friend Nick, who has a few weeks off from driving his 747 and is trying to catch up on his photographic BA Degree course. Nick sensibly wanted to colour calibrate his monitors so I popped round to help him with the initial set-up. When we’d finished I caught […]

They think it’s all over….

Well…it nearly is. And on the basis that nothing I could bother to write today would be even noticed with what’s going on, I shall remain blissfully silent…

Hare we go again . . .

Off to the Rose Theatre for Sally Humphreys Productions to shoot some pre-publicity for “Guess How Much I Love You”. This is the world stage premiere of Sam McBratney and Anita Jeram’s classic childrens story, bought to life with giant hares and an assortment of puppets. Brief is to shoot the hares with director David […]