It has been 12 years since I created this blog as a way of educating myself about photography in its technical, socio-historic, and aesthetic aspects. The idea was that writing about it would require me to consider any lessons formally and therefore (hopefully) more perspicuously. What have I learnt? Over these 12 years, I have … Continue reading What have I learned in the last 12 years?
I can't pass by a pond without spending some time with it. I feel the same about wrought iron gates, high walls, stiles and field boundary stones. This particular image required a bit of work ... Pond, Tiergarten, Berlin. Bromoil © Tony Cearns 2023 How to do justice to the many looks of water; fast … Continue reading Tiergarten, Berlin.
One of the delights of Bromoil I'm finding, is the range of things that you can do to express how you feel about an image ... Abandoned Farm, North Dakota - Bromoil Print ©Tony Cearns Straight image from the neg The key parts of the picture for me is the wooden side of the house, … Continue reading Bromoil technique
Using paper negatives as a medium for enlarging bromoils and oil prints
Using bromoil to record the look of water ... Roodee Mere, Bromoil ©Tony Cearns