The Challenge of Sydney Summer Rain by Trent Parke

This photo taken by Trent Parke in 1998 screams of many contrasts: light and dark, wet and dry, soft and harsh, under-exposed and over-exposed. The last contrast seems quite intentional given Parke’s oeuvre. He was a sports photographer (Street Photography Now, p. 129) and this has given him the speed, reflexes and confidence needed to […]

5 Instagram Tips for Newbies: A very biased film photographer perspective

These are my tips for newbies on Instagram. 1. When you first sign up follow a few select friends that will follow you back. The Instagram community has suffered from the onslaught of spammers that actually sell fake follows and likes online. Don’t make the mistake of following every one of your facebook contacts and […]