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art photography

photos (strange ones)

continuing with the thought of using gold leaf to create gilded landscape photos. these are strange, and very imperfect, but I’m persevering, I feel like there may be something yet to come from it.

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light photography

evening light

I went out again to the mountain this evening. I realised that the pure consistency of showing up there, day after day, is in itself valuable, and worth at least as much as anything else that I do. Although the grasses, reeds and thorn trees are still sparse and dry after the cold, there has […]

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light photography

inside low cloud, dusk

Rain and low cloud this evening on the mountain – good conditions for observing (and trying to photograph) the moment when things become indeterminate and disappear. Inside cloud, up high near the top, wind blowing and shoving, light rain now on now off, water pooling all around my feet, and feeling myself to be standing […]

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art photography

photo experiments, more small steps

continuing my experiments with photos today, this time with gold leaf for the first, i painted on the glue / size in the shape of an arch for the second, i poured it on with water and let it dry on the radiator small steps

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photography reflection

ice stories

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drawing photography

experiments, photos

I’ve made a few experiments in finding out what happens when photographic paper and photographic prints are painted with ink ( the answer? it depends on the ink, and to the extent that I had expectations, its not what I expected …)

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light photography

unscientific observatory

I’ve brought my mountain notebook in from the pocket of the car door, trying to make sense of the evening visits I’ve been making, maybe trying to find a pattern. I’m going to sort through, put the entries next to the photos and videos that I’ve made, see if anything starts to emerge. On Wednesday […]

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light photography

windows, sky

Today I made a new stencil shape based on the kitchen window of the cottage where I grew up, and used it to look up at the evening sky.

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light photography

more small framing experiments

a few more small experiments this eveninggusty wind, light rain and a strange glow over the sea

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on perception : information and noise

These photographs are taken with a mobile phone camera this evening on Mynydd Llangyndeyrn. In digital photography, something called ‘noise’ appears in photographs taken at low light levels, making the image grainy. What we are seeing as graininess is randomness in the image. Either the constantly present randomness in photography – a question of which […]