Inside this issue
If you’ve looked at the internet at all over the last few days you can’t miss the fact that April Fools day has come and gone. With rumours from Sony and Nikon merging to the discovery of a ‘depolarising’ filter, it’s been difficult to take anything seriously at all, no change there really in the present climate.
Now that’s all over we can tell you about some ‘real facts’ like the 10th Connected exhibition at the Patchings Art Centre next weekend. I’ve got a few pictures included and will be visiting to see the talks and have a look at some of the other exhibitors (it’s hard to beat seeing images printed and framed after all).
I’ll also be trying to talk a few people into submitting ‘End Frames’ for us, in our all-consuming house move we’ve run out and would love to hear the stories behind your favourite images. If you want to see what’s involved, here is one by Paul Arthur and another by Karen Thurman.
If you’ve looked at the internet at all over the last few days you can’t miss the fact that April Fools day has come and gone. With rumours from Sony and Nikon merging to the discovery of a ‘depolarising’ filter, it’s been difficult to take anything seriously at all, no change there really in the present climate. more
The Lochaber Traverse is one of the most magnificent mountain ridges in Scotland, a journey of 23 miles crossing the summits of five mountains over 3,000ft in height before climbing Ben Nevis via the famous CMD Arête. more
Our 4x4 feature is a set of 4 landscape photography portfolios from our subscribers: Kay Hathway, Kenneth Meijer, Louis Murphy & Stewart Gregory more
I discovered Eldorado Canyon State Park a week after I moved to Boulder, Colorado for a new job. It was a bit scary driving my Prius down the severely potholed dirt road through the town of Eldorado Springs to get to the park, but the moment I drove in, my jaw dropped. more
On the weekend of Saturday the 8th and Sunday the 9th of April, the 10th Connected exhibition will take place at the Patchings Art Centre in Nottingham. On this 10th anniversary of the exhibition, there will be two days of talks and the gallery spreads across more area. more
Andy Gray has developed a technique which frequently uses exaggerated camera movements, and for which the recorded image is merely the starting point more
Whilst most photographers are keen to bag some lovely bluebells shots around the country I’ve decided to highlight a beautiful spring-flowering plant that I’m very familiar with, the ramson or wild garlic. more
At the Meeting of Minds conference 2017, Mark opened the event with a talk about the aesthetics and reasoning behind his use of split toning in his photography of the Lake District. more