Sketching Notes #1

I’m currently working on a short series for radio exploring the link between picture and music. Here’s a snippit from an interview with jazz musician and ceramicist Dave Price. It’d be great to hear your thoughts.

Audio: Jessie Rodger

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Blaenavon in Black and White


We’ve said it once and we’ll say it again, if in doubt make it black and white. Keeping it monochrome is a classic way to keep your photos looking timeless and adds strength in the automatic focus on content. This was made clear in the portraits that featured in this season’s T magazine. Peter Lindbergh shot today’s biggest Hollywood stars in a make-shift hut studio on the beach at Cannes; a strong series made sleek through the lack of colour. Of course if you’re shooting on a black and white film you don’t have much choice in the matter, as with the above images of Blaenavon.  This set is taken of the industrial landscape surrounding Blaenavon Industrial World Heritage Site, Wales. Have a gander…

Photography: Jessie Rodger

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