I finally got around to framing and hanging some photos of favourite places in my home office.
The image editing tool Silver Efex Pro has long been a much-used and highly recommended solution for converting digital (or scanned colour) images to black and white. There are many detailed options for conversion, including specific settings for reproducing the effect of old black and white photographic films like those from Ilford or Agfa. Google acquired the company in 2012…
Black-and-white memories of a dodgy hotel in the back streets of Paris in the 1990s.
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.
In going through old negatives to scan, I came across a set of unpublished black and white photographs from a day with my family in London during 2007.
Black and white images from previous work trips out to Zürich, Basel and Neuchâtel.
One of my Gran’s endearing terms was “smogging” (which the rest of us know as “snogging”).
A great moment as a family’s dog can barely contain himself on the way to the beach.
Jo makes her way interestedly around one of the few semi-intact rooms in the ancient ruined city of Pompeii.
I used a Leica M8 for a minute or so yesterday; my first ever hands-on experience of the digital version of a classic rangefinder camera.
Torrential rain has hit Switzerland in the worst storms since the heavy flooding experienced two years ago. Sirens sounded the alarm in several parts of the country on Wednesday evening and more than 100 people were evacuated from their homes as rivers and lakes came close to bursting their banks. […] In canton Bern, the water levels of the lakes…