I went out for a scout this afternoon to find some new places to take pictures. As well as finding good locations, I needed to know which lenses to bring next time. None of the stuff in this article is ground-breaking but I think it’s a useful rule of thumb (literally). For now, let’s forget […]Read more "Photo reconnaissance and angular size"
I have a large music collection, and today I wondered how physically large it might be in various obsolete formats (not including the playback equipment). In its current form, it is stored on a hard disk as 59GB of MP3 and other digital compressed formats. It has a total playing time of 718 hours – […]Read more "Miniaturisation"
A friend of mine is a researcher in the field of chemical physics. This week, he invited me to his lab to take a photograph of his 5 megawatt laser, which strikes a copper target and makes a plume of plasma that lasts for just a few fleeting nanoseconds. Normally, I like taking photos of […]Read more "Frickin’ laser"
For this week’s Photo Challenge, crowds, I took this composite picture of students coming and going from the chemistry department at the University of Bristol.Read more "Crowds"
This week, I was contacted by Dutch producer Matt Pop who asked if he could use some of my photographs of Stockholm in the video for his remix of ABBA‘s The Day Before You Came. Who am I to say no? I like ABBA and I like dance remixes. See if you can spot my […]Read more "ABBA – The Day Before You Came"
Last year I wrote about the darkroom I had set up in my loft. Since then I’ve moved house, so I need to build the darkroom again. This time I have a windowless utility room on the ground floor, with running water and a worktop, so it’s already better than what I had before. Here’s […]Read more "My new darkroom"