The NEC Photography Show – One Year On

With the 2015 Photography Show just around the corner it’s time for a quick retrospective. This time last year I’d Ebayed my D800 and collection of heavy Nikon glass I’d built up over the years. Photography had ceased to be fun; the lenses were too heavy to drag around; the high resolution sensor was, in my hands, over sensitive to … More The NEC Photography Show – One Year On

Travels with the Sigma Merrill – Leeds RERF Part 4

The RERF, in Leeds, continues to take shape, and continues to be a great subject at which to point the DP3 Merrill. I’m not sure the clever chaps at Foveon and Sigma would have listed industrial landscapes on their design specification for the Merrill sensor but I’m hard pressed to think of a better subject … More Travels with the Sigma Merrill – Leeds RERF Part 4

Favourite, Secret, Miniature Mountain Alpine Style – Parkhouse Hill

Tweets of snowfalls in Buxton … rumour of Snake Pass closure … point the car due South and head for my favourite, secret, miniature mountain, Parkhouse Hill. The first time I pointed a camera at The Hill I knew that with the first hint of snow I’d be heading back. Driving over the peaks snowdrifts pushed against farmsteads and field barns; … More Favourite, Secret, Miniature Mountain Alpine Style – Parkhouse Hill

Travels for the Sigma Merrill – Peak District Lime Works

For the record I’ve no real interest whatsoever in lime, or for that matter lime works, as long as they don’t eat up too much of the Peak District countryside … but the lime works down the lane from Parkhouse Hill looked like an interesting subject to point the Sigma DP3 Merrill at. And here’s the … More Travels for the Sigma Merrill – Peak District Lime Works

Travels with the Sigma Merrill – Leeds RERF Part 3

Ok, so now it’s becoming a worrying obsession. The RERF continues to take shape, and as I drive to the climbing wall, and look across the city towards East Leeds, I find myself compelled to extend my journey and record the construction. There’s something just a little bit fascinating about the mash up of materials – wood, metal, … More Travels with the Sigma Merrill – Leeds RERF Part 3