Sunday, 25 January 2009
Just got back from a couple of days in London, it was pretty cool to go back after spending a lot of time there last winter. The main reason i went was to see the Robert Capa exhibition and maybe check out some others. I also took a few shots, they came out pretty cool. Here is a standard tube shot! To see more check out.... www.flickr.com/photos/charliejayphoto
Wednesday, 21 January 2009
This is it guys, a new site that has taken a chunk of time out recently but is now (nearly) done and works ok! I will be adding more and changing it a bit as time goes on. The surf school link will also become a section of imagery with an explanation of what i do with them. I will also get some links to here, my Flickr and the surf school in due course... Enjoy!! p.s. any errors, please let me know, thanks!
Monday, 19 January 2009
I have never really thought about it before but maybe i could go into dog portraiture? I have recently started on a 'figurative' project at uni and thought this would make a good start! Something different. My dog - Bumble, loving life
Tuesday, 13 January 2009
On New Years Eve, i thought to myself in a slightly drunken state that i would go out with my camera and external flash and try and get a few decent images on film... I managed to get this one of my friend Liam, i think it turned out quite well. More to come in the future when i have nothing else to write about! Shot on Ilford Delta 400 Film
Sunday, 11 January 2009
I dont want to go on about how much i love photographic films and techniques but one thing i have to mention is how much of an amazing camera the Hasselblad XPAN is. It has the height of a normal 35mm image but you get 20/21 shots to a roll of 36-exposure film and the results are odd to say the least. Its panoramic format is very interesting especially if you use it vertically, super long images! When i have the chance i like to take out the only one we have at uni. This is a shot from the first time i tested it out a couple of months back. (click for larger image)
Thursday, 8 January 2009
Film... yesss film... i love film but over this long, cold christmas break i have wanted to put some nice christmassy images up on here. Too bad for me though, as i have done them all on film, slide and black and white. This means waiting til i get back to uni on monday to actually see these images. This is great as it means the anticipation is very exciting but, when i actually come to putting my images from the holiday on here, the festive season will be well over! ohhh well im sure ill do it anyway... please await festive images as soon as.
Well everybody, if you didnt already know it, this is one hell of a photograph. Apparently this is a Spanish republican the split-second before he was shot in 1936... Crazy to think that Robert Capa's camera actually captured someone at the moment of death that long ago!? Well, after doing an entire days work on it and more to come for my essay, im going to let you decide. Is this real or staged? hmmm.....