I have heard last year referred to as “Twenty SevenZINE” due to the large number of zines being released. What’s the allure? They provide something tactile in a digital world. We all look at pictures on Instagram on our tiny phone screens but how often do we print our work or even better curate and edit our work into a finished product? A photobook or an exhibition might sound daunting but a zine is the perfect entry point for a photographer looking to show off their work or simply to have their memories in print. With that in mind I am starting a new zine review section of this site to showcase some of the great work out there. The first submission comes from Nigel (Unevenedits on Instagram)
Wes Bowker is a self proclaimed, “Wearer of many hats” he’s a podcaster, police officer, father and husband as well as being a rather accomplished photographer. Wes has recently started a podcast all about family and film photography and he agreed to answer a few questions for us. Continue reading “In Conversation With Wes Bowker”
This Christmas I took my m9 to our family gatherings with the aim of getting some family portraits to celebrate the occasion. My teenage nephew is at the stage where he refuses to have his picture taken though. So rather than a smiling picture under the tree I managed to persuade him to have a picture taken with his one true love. His Les Paul guitar. On the condition I did not take any pictures of his face. I think he liked it from the grunts he made.
The streets of Barcelona. by Robert Michael Poole
As a slight intermission between my posts about my “Journey to the silver side” I thought I’d go back over some of my images from 2015 and discuss what I like about them.