Category Archives: Fine Art photography

SOS is coming up!

I’m now in the middle of setting up my 1-man show which is part of Swindon Open Studios (SOS).  SOS is Swindon’s own Visual Arts Festival, and if you’ve spotted that I’m actually in leafy South Oxfordshire rather than Swindon, SOS is for artists living or working within 15 miles of Swindon, so that’s OK.  […]

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“Sending out an SOS”

No, it’s not an emergency, nor is there (as The Police sang), a “Message in a bottle”.  This message is to give you advance warning that “Swindon Open Studios (SOS)” is coming, and that I am part of it! So what is Swindon Open Studios?  Well, it’s a chance for you to visit artists in […]

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Softly, softly.

I recently dusted off my soft-focus lens and tried it on my Panasonic GF1.  It’s a simple plastic tube, with a plastic lens element at the end nearer the camera, inside another plastic tube.  You focus by sliding the outer tube relative to the inner tube.  The lens is made so that it produces a […]

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