I think I was trying for textures with this photo. Whatever I was thinking at the time is irrelevant. A friend of mine was writing a book which involves a lot of darkroom techniques, and she asked me to teach her some stuff. We rented a darkroom and I selected a bunch of images we took together. We chose this particular one to play with liquid light and projected it on plates, ping pong bats, and more or less anything we could get our hands on, so she could see how it works.
My friend Teresa is a wildly talented designer for men. She asked me to take photos of her catwalk show for the London Fashion Week. Let me just say right here, I don't quite get fashion, and I do not enjoy catwalk photography one bit. I arrived very early, set up my tripod and camera bag in a great spot where I could have photos of the models on the catwalk without those awful ceiling lamps, befriended a guy who was filming the event from another great angle and arranged tha
Ketchup, International Perfume Shop, Hurghada, Egypt. Hurghada puts the urgh in travellurgh. It's a dreary holiday place full of dreary nonsensical tourists. I don't remember quite why I went there. This is the only photo I took. Awful, really. But if you must go there for any reason, go there to ask the owbner of this shop why he called it Ketchup. The man is a genius.
Back in the days I used to take way too many photos, I was walking around Covent Garden with Billy very late at night. It was empty and calm and rather boring, so I thought I would jazz things up by taking a long exposure involving action and flash. I was wild!!! So I made Billy walk slowly along one of the alleys and just as he got near the camera, without warning, kaboom!! I flashed at him. Here's the result: a perfectly still transparent moving subject.