How your camera works 4: Meet the Shutter

By | January 15th, 2013|Categories: Amateur|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

How Your Camera Works 4 Meet the Shutter. My previous articles How Your Camera Works 1 on neutral grey, How Your Camera Works 2 on exposure and How Your Camera Works 3 on aperture are a part of me trying to explain the things that affect the exposure, or brightness and darkness, of a photograph in a simple way. Following on from [...]

Inspirational films: Blow Up

By | January 10th, 2013|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Blow UP "Some people are bullfighters, some people are politicians. I’m a photographer." Michelangelo Antonioni's 1966 film "Blow Up" starring David Hemmings. The thing that I find inspirational about this film is the way it reflects on the nature of reality vs perception. The film is inspired by the life of photographer David Bailey.