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The Weather Project

Visiting Olafur Eliasson’s “The Weather Project” with family, at the Tate Modern gallery in London. The figures in the top of the picture are reflected in the mirror-like ceiling of the vast turbine hall.

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Millennium Dome, London

Continuing in the series of individual photos along the Thames which I took in 1999 for a City and Guilds photo course.

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Medium format scan

In the absence of ready cash to buy a new scanner, I’ve finally found a photo shop which is capable of decent, low cost medium format scanning. Photo Vision, in the Marktgasse in Bern, offer 16 bit TIFF files for Fr 3.50 each, scanned at a purported 4,800 dpi to produce 80 megapixel files. This […]

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On the Thames

Almost ten years ago – in November 1999, if memory serves – I was still living in England and I took part in a City and Guilds photography course. Before leaving the course (as I was teaching the tutor new techniques instead of learning anything), I made it through to a project towards the end […]

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Untitled

I’m asked occasionally why I still persist in using film cameras. The simple answer can be seen in the quality of the original scan of this medium-format negative: the detail reaches to my sister’s eyelashes, behind the detailed reflection of the Tate Modern in her sunglasses. The basic, un-retouched scan of this negative replicates the […]

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Untitled

A famous meeting point in London: underneath the clock on the concourse of Waterloo train station.

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