Self-portrait tips for the camera shy

This is not the original version of this post. The version of this post that I initially sat down to write was called “10 faceless self-portrait ideas for the camera shy”. Because as an introvert, a woman and a human being I experience self-confidence issues surrounding my physical appearance and as an artist who has […]

Creating imperfection in digital photography

Recently I wrote about being drawn to film photography – the warmth, the imperfection and the hands-on nature of shooting it. From this, I’ve been thinking more and more about the individual nature of photos taken with film. Each one truly is a moment in time. The light, the reactions of the film, the variations […]

Nostalgia

nostaligia: a wistful desire to return in thought or in fact to a former time in one’s life, to one’s home or homeland, or to one’s family and friends; a sentimental yearning for the happiness of a former place or time I’ve been seeking photography that feels like home, like the photographs taken when I […]

Little Wings

hope comes with little wings… Today I hung fairy lights around my window. I walked in the last of the Autumn sun. I watched nature twist and turn through its seasons. I captured the light through a lens and drank hot tea while I edited. The world goes on, even without us in it. I’ve […]

Embracing Diversity in your Creative Style

If you have any kind of visual creative practice, if you’ve taken photos or painted or drawn or written then you’ve probably heard that you should be finding “your style”. Even the everyday creative with an Instagram account is being told they should have a niche, a recognisable aesthetic, a consistent voice or brand. Yet, […]