Remembering Jack Kurtz

Remembering Jack Kurtz

It is with sadness that I note the passing of noted photojournalist Jack Kurtz.   I had the good fortune to meet and travel with Jack through Nepal in 2017 as part of a small group photographic adventure/workshop.   Jack was what I thought of as an “old school” photojournalist,  with a 30 year plus career which…

Unloved photo of the month

Unloved photo of the month

This month’s “unloved” photo is from Egypt.   Utilizing HDR software to overcome high contrast.  Such software can be effective without drawing unnecessary attention to its self if used in a subtle manner.  Click the image for the original article. Published on the last day of each month, the “Unloved photo” highlights a previously ignored image…

Why do we post photos?

Why do we post photos?

Motivated to make Art? Why do we take photographs?   For many people, it’s to record their lives and the lives of those around them.  To record important events,  personal or family milestones.   To push a political or social agenda?   To make a living through commercial photography,  weddings,  babies,  portraiture,  advertising, etc.   For some it’s…

Image gallery update

Image gallery update

I have recently gone through another website restructuring,  changing platforms and hosting companies.   This brings a number of challenges as I update and reformat content.    Think of it as “housekeeping”,  like cleaning the bathroom,  it just has to be done.  It’s a time-consuming endeavour!   The observant reader might notice that the menu system has…

Password protection

Password protection

Going through my website stats has revealed a rather suspicious pattern relating to one or two of my posts,  which I’m trying to get to the bottom of.  As an experiment, I’ve placed password protection on those pages to try and sort spammers and robots from genuine visitors.   If prompted for a password please enter…