Light Painting

Light Painting is a technique used to light an image with a hand-held light during a long exposure. You may also see it referred to as Painting with Light. I do quite a lot of this.

Cimmerian

Infrared

Back in the days of film I shot a lot of Kodak HIE infrared. Since that was discontinued I've had a DSLR converted into a dedicated infrared camera.


Apposites Attract

Roller Girls

Since starting to shoot roller derby a couple of years ago I've been dragging rollergirls into the studio and shooting them skating around in the dark covered in lights.

WildOates

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Amy

HazeNew model gallery added for my friend Amy. Our first shoot was very creative and enormous fun.  Much of what we do is collaborative, so more interesting work to come from that partnership.

Her gallery is here: Amy


Portal

After far too long a break, I got Sharon back in front of the lens for some light painting and infrared shots, which is alway great fun and was very productive. After posting Portal and Emblem on Facebook I got a bit of a spike in traffic on her page here, so they’ve been popular images. More to come from her in the near future I hope.

Portal

Portal

Emblem

Emblem

Sass

Sass


Web Hits

Web Hits 03/15Recently this website hit half a million page views. Not a lot by most standards, but it set me to thinking about where those views are coming from. Surprisingly, the answer is basically everywhere. 190 countries.  All of the blue bits on this map. I’ve even had visits from Antarctica.

There are some blanks in West to Central Africa and Central Asia, and nothing from North Korea or Svalbard, but views from everywhere else. From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe.

Watching now to see when those blank spots fill in. Hello World! Hope to see you again soon.

GNU Terry Pratchett

Clacks“Do you not know that a man is not dead while his name is still spoken?”

RIP Terry Pratchett.

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Troth

Troth

Troth

Continuing the corset theme, Shari’s 2nd trip into the studio produced this infrared shot, as well as a lightpainted image with the big mirror. There may also be a Polaroid to come, but I’m still weighing that up agains a digital image of the same pose.  Still not sure which is the better, but there can be only one.

Temerity

Temerity


Tachycardia

Tachycardia

One from a shoot at the weekend with my friend J in her new corset. Shot on some very expired Polaroid 125i pack film with my Shen Hao 5×4 field camera. Originally conceived as a light painted image, it became a Polaroid when I discovered I hadn’t brought any memory cards to the studio. A rather fortunate accident.