What Price Megapixels?

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One of the benefits of doing this MA has been to encourage me to question all aspects of my practice. As a lifelong photographer, and a bit of a tech-nerd, I have collected quite a lot of camera equipment, almost all of which I still have. From quite an early age, I shot 35mm transparency film. My first ‘serious’ camera …

Wedding Photography

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I am photographing a wedding today. I have done this before, although it is not my normal activity (nor, necessarily, my favourite thing to do). Simon and Meyrem know my work, and wanted a low-key, documentary style. It is not a big affair, although I expect the beautiful (and small) church of St Mary’s at Charlecombe will be totally full. …