Armed with my new Fuji X-T1 I thought I’d spend a couple of hours wondering the streets of Manchester. Overall I’m really pleased with the results and can’t wait to use it over a longer period of time. So far I reckon this is my favourite digital camera I’ve had.
Firstly, this is not a review, I don’t do them – it’s not even a comparison, I don’t do those either – I’m just musing about what it would be like to use my newly acquired Fuji X-T1 as my daily professional camera. Basically I’m fed up with lugging around a Nikon D700, two heavy […]
Between 1990 and 1992, Philip-Lorca diCorcia photographed male prostitutes during trips to Los Angeles. Each location was carefully arranged before the subjects were approached and included car parks, fast food chains, bus stops, and motel rooms. The hustlers are identified in the titles of the photographs by their name, age, place of birth and were […]
A truly amazing must-see exhibition at the Hepworth Gallery in Wakefield. This is the first UK exhibition to show diCorcia’s work and contains over 100 photographs from six major series, including A Storybook Life, Hustlers and Lucky 13. The exhibition continues until June 2014. Also see Artsy’s Barbara Hepworth page An excellent resource for Hepworth […]
Ekoplekz playing at Golden Cabinet in Shipley, West Yorkshire. The Bristol based producer specialises in improvised audio experiments that are performed completely live using a multitude of analogue effects, drum machines and filters. See Golden Cabinet for more info.
I picked up this great book whilst on a recent trip to Iceland. Photographer Sigurgeir Sigurjónsson and author Unnur Jökulsdóttir travelled Iceland and documented people from all over the country. The result is the book Icelander. A series of images of ordinary people living their lives within the incredible landscape of the Island.
Another fantastic four days of fun packed cinematic delights. Obviously I couldn’t get to see everything, but here are a few of my favourites I did manage to catch (with links where possible). Alles Super (Everything’s Super) by Ralf Beyerle Rosemary Jane by Carolina Petro Shakespeare’s Wart by Jonathan Kydd No Ordinary Passenger by Cabell […]