Hammered again! Why do I do it?

You’re probably thinking at this point that by hammered I mean blind rolling drunk. Regrettably, no, although I wish I had been. What I actually mean is that yet again I enter a competition in good spirit and faith only for my images to be misunderstood or worse still, sidelined. Now, before going further I […]

Part 1: Digitising film with an office scanner

According to Wikipedia, William Heath Robinson was an English cartoonist, illustrator and artist, best known for drawings of whimsically elaborate machines to achieve simple objectives. In the UK, the term “Heath Robinson contraption” gained dictionary recognition around 1912 and became part of popular language during the First World War 1914–1918 as a description of any […]

Taking criticism on the chin!

I’m not a huge fan of club competitions even though I sit on my clubs judging panel for the various club battles, both local and international, and salon competitions that we as a club might enter. I do this because I feel that as someone with interests outside of landscape, portrait, sport and wildlife I […]