Here is the World’s smallest stop motion animation: “Dot” is a recording made possible by Professor Fletcher’s invention of the CellScope, which is a Nokia device with a microscope attachment. The invention was the inspiration for a teeny-tiny film created by Sumo Science at Aardman. It stars a 9mm girl called Dot as she struggles through a microscopic world. All the minuscule detail was shot using … Continue reading Short short. World’s smallest stop motion animation
Friday Night is Health & Safety film night with Professor Mal Archaic. Tonight’s humorous film: tourist photography Continue reading Health & Safety: Tourist Photography
Paul Duke documented the decline of the fishing industry in the Moray Firth, with a series of life-size photos. He tells the story of how he took those and made them into a whole exhibition.
This is a review of a book review (?!) jampacked with 1950s Paris culture and glamour, culinary groundbreaking history, Julia Child, romance and gorgeous photography.
The book is “France is a Feast”, and tells the story of Julia Child, with photos by her deeply enamoured husband, Paul Child, who was also an excellent photographer. The book text is written by Julia’s biographer and nephew, Alex Prud’homme, the photos collected by photography curator Katie Pratt, whose parents were close friends of Paul and Julia Child, so there’s a clear and close link between the writers and their subjects.
A well-written book review makes you want to rush to your local bookshop or library (depending on your budget)
If you prefer your Christmas trees left in nature, unchopped, au naturelle – then an alternative for December decoration is to buy yourself a print from Sandra Jordan Photography.
The print featured is “Winter Forest #1”. And, encouragingly, that number would lead you to assume that there are other photographs in a similar vein. And you would be right.
With a touch of the poetic and humorous, this particular series is called Cabin Fever – and Sandra describes it thus:
cabin fever noun
a term for a claustrophobic reaction that takes place when a person is isolated and/or shut in a small space, with nothing to do for an extended period.
I live in a busy city, I live with a busy mind, sometimes I feel trapped within my own limited space and have an urge to run away, to escape. Photographing this series allows me to stop, breathe and take stock. I hope that my photographs allow the viewer to experience the same sense of space, serenity and peace.
Have you ever cooked something rather wonderful – want to share the recipe with others – but found that when you took a photo, your glorious dish looked, well, underwhelming? Professional photographer and food blogger “Cooking without Limits” has got it sorted out – I picked up some excellent tips from her blog – and she’s kindly agreed that I can share them. Here’s how … Continue reading Guest blog: Food Photography Tips
Jacqueline Saphra has written a series of sonnets about the colourful (even in black and white) life of Lee Miller: “A bargain with the Light, poems after Lee Miller”. This book has 17 days left to sell a few more copies to raise the sum to publish it. It will be in a limited edition of 300, each signed by the poet, and containing photographs by … Continue reading Poems about Photographer Lee Miller