Posts about conceptual portraiture

The Castle on the Hill

A portrait I photographed a couple of years ago, with the intention of combining it with an evening view of the Rhine Falls at Schaffhausen, was this one of Sara; a result I’m particularly pleased with. The shot of the waterfall and river was photographed around two weeks earlier than the shot of Sara in […]

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The end of the movie

After three years of intermittent work, several rounds of shopping and a great many rounds of battery recharging, my One Frame Movie series came to an end last Sunday with what I feel to be one of my best results. Here are my thoughts on the results of the series, and how I’m taking what I’ve learned into future photographic work.

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Party On

The latest (and one of the last) additions to my One Frame Movie series. Photographed with the help of hip hop DJs Damiano and Gelato from Bern radio station RaBe.

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The thronging crowd

As I wrote earlier in the week, I was honoured to be allowed to show 20 of my photos from the One Frame Movie series at the 50th anniversary show of Pix Mix in Bern this week. I hadn’t quite anticipated the number of people who would be attending and during the break, I quickly […]

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Presentation this Wednesday in Bern

I was delighted to be accepted for the 50th edition of the monthly Pix Mix event after applying some weeks ago. As a result of this turn of luck, I will be presenting 20 images from my series One Frame Movie from 20:20 this Wednesday evening at the Dampfzentrale in Bern. I’d love to see […]

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I wish you would let me take your portrait

I love taking portraits of people; whether I know them or not. I do it because of my passion for the image, not for financial gain, and I really wish more people would volunteer to let me photograph them. Here’s why.

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Open Show in Lausanne

I was delighted to be invited to submit to the upcoming “Open Show” in Lausanne, an evening of photographic presentation by a small selection of photographers, and honoured to have my submission confirmed earlier today. I’ll be showing twenty photos from my One Frame Movie series next Thursday evening, 18th August, at the Espace Carbu […]

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Picture This

The latest addition to my One Frame Movie series. Many thanks to Barbara and Anna for taking part!

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Found You!

The latest image in my One Frame Movie series, photographed on the covered wooden bridge at Hasle bei Rüegsau in the Emmental valley.

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Interview in Czech photo blog Odcloneno

I was contacted a while back by the editor of Czech photo blog Odcloněno, Michal Fanta: Michal asked to interview me and use some of my photos on the blog. The interview was published this morning; here’s the English transcript. Many thanks to Michal for the exposure and, as he’s mentioned; please do get in touch if you’d like to volunteer for this year’s continuation of the One Frame Movie series.

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The Call To Change Your Life

Originally shot in 2009, I’ve resurrected this shot to add to my "One Frame Movie" series. You may recall that I undertook a number of such photo sessions in 2009-10 for the series and I’ll be looking for new volunteers this year. Please stay tuned for more details; here, or on the Facebook page for […]

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The X Factor

Originally shot in 2009, I’ve resurrected this shot to add to my "One Frame Movie" series. You may recall that I undertook a number of such photo sessions in 2009-10 for the series and I’ll be looking for new volunteers this year. Please stay tuned for more details; here, or on the Facebook page for […]

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Surprise

One of a small series of shots to portray different moods, shot during the Swiss Strobist day at the ETH in Hönggerberg, Zürich. Strobist info: one direct snooted flash from high camera left. Thank you Leila.

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