The fifth part of On Tattoos has just gone live on Anchor, iTunes, and Google Play. In this episode, I go over all the ins and outs of tattoo healing: Do's and Don'ts, what changes to expect as your skin heals, how to wash and dry your tattoo, what "dry" and "wet" healing are (though not which… Continue reading Podcast: On Tattoos 5/6 – Aftercare.
This latest episode of On Tattoos comes a little later than intended, due to a combination of events (poor health, travel, family commitments), but is here at last! This week I speak about the process of actually getting tattooed: How to prepare for tattoo sessions and what to bring with you, how it feels and how… Continue reading Podcast: On Tattoos 4/6 – How to survive getting tattooed!
I would guess that I have my mother's enthusiasm for all things spooky to thank for my love of my dad's birthday (happy birthday my favourite old[er] dude!), or, more accurately, the celebration he shares his birthday with: Halloween. Whilst the meaning of this day has changed with cultural beliefs and religious practices, I am… Continue reading Five films that (almost) everyone can enjoy this Halloween
Ok, I'll admit it. This one's more often in my pocket than my camera bag itself, but like most people nowadays my smartphone follows me wherever I go, and, like most people's, sees frequent use as a camera and camcorder. Despite the shortcomings of its operating system (and boy, what a shortcoming getting photos from… Continue reading What’s in my camera bag? Part 5: iPhone 6s
The third instalment in my six-part podcast series, On Tattoos, has just gone live on Anchor, iTunes, and Google Play. This week I discuss the process of picking a design. Let me know what design you'd like to get (next, if you're already tattooed) and any meaning or reason for it in the comments section below!… Continue reading Podcast: On Tattoos 3/6 – Choosing a Design.
And so, we come to my favourite camera, the jewel in my photography crown (my cheap blue rucksack). It's one of a limited run of 1000 "Explorer Nocturne" Diana F+ cameras made by Lomographische AG, based on the Great Wall Plastic Factory's original Diana box camera, a cheap camera (mostly sold as a novelty item or even… Continue reading What’s in my camera bag? Part 4: Diana F+
The second podcast in my six-part series, On Tattoos, has just gone live on Anchor, iTunes, and Google Play. This week I discuss some of the key considerations I would suggest one gives a little thought before committing to getting tattooed. If you are currently debating getting tattooed yourself, let me know your own considerations and/or… Continue reading Podcast: On Tattoos 2/6 – Pros and Cons(iderations).