Monthly Archives: August 2011

Book review: ‘Yangtze – The long river’ by Nadav Kander

I thought I’d kick off a new strand in my Web Journal: an occasional series of reviews of photography books that I have collected. To kick things off, a look at one of my favourites: ‘Yangtze – The long river’ by Nadav … Continue reading

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Three versions…

Take a look at the three images in the composite above. Same picture; three different treatments, each separated by about a year. The photograph dates from my first visit to the French Jura in February 2008 and my first attempt … Continue reading

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“Summertime and the livin’ is easy”

That’s how the famous tune from George Gershwin’s opera, ‘Porgy and Bess’, would have it and how true this is – unless you’re a landscape photographer! Summertime really does us no favours at all. The sun rises inconveniently early and … Continue reading

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