Someone wants my photos.

So. Random message on Flickr. Incomprehensible-or-nearly username, and one photo on their photostream. Addresses me as “Occasionally” (Occasionally focused being my moniker on Flickr). Says they would like to “buy” some of my photos to use on a photography website they run (url not given). Use not specified. Say they “usually pay $75” per photo. Asks can I email them, because they don’t check Flickrmail … Continue reading Someone wants my photos.

A Siggy month

Since getting my Pentax K-30, I’ve been participating in the “single in…” Monthly challenges on Pentax forums. These involve taking and posting a photo every day for a month – using just one lens for that month. For my third month I used my Sigma 30 mm f/1.4. It took me about three and a half weeks to cotton on to the fact it was … Continue reading A Siggy month

I just hit the strings…

I’m a guitarist; have been for much longer than I’ve been a photographer. – And recently I’ve realised that I approach the technical side of photography, and cameras, in broadly the same way. Synth players are technical and clever folks, knowing all about the oscillators and LFOs and modulating wossnames and all sorts of tricksy stuff. As a guitarist, I just hit the strings. Maybe … Continue reading I just hit the strings…