To Filter or Not To Filter, that is the Question

mickyates B&W, film, Painterly, Photography Leave a Comment

I rarely take selfies. However, I do play around with Hipstamatic on my iPhone, experimenting with its combination of lens effects and film types.  I have always been interested in ‘vintage looks’, so decided to shoot a ‘TinType’ selfie, and posted on Facebook. I was rather surprised to see the debate that ensued. Here’s an edited and abbreviated version. My …


Alternative Facts

mickyates B&W, Colour, film, Lightroom, PhotoBath, Photography 1 Comment

The PhotoBath Collective is planning an exhibition in September this year called “Alternative Facts”. It is not meant to be about solely today’s political arguments on the issue – though that could be included. Rather it is meant to allow the photographer to depict a situation which may not be exactly as it seems. I have been playing around with a few …