A poignant image, taken in the former disco at the end of Hastings Pier in 2010, shortly before almost all the buildings on the structure were devastated by fire. Posted in Response to a comment on this post.
I've built up a couple of fairly large bodies of work around the seaside town and Hastings Pier over the last few years. Here's an epic post of containing an edit of 46 shots from between 2008-2014 which I found on the old hard drive I found at the weaken, plus couple of new ones.… Continue reading Photo Essay – Seaside Towns
Today I bought the new Alex Webb & Rebecca Norris Webb book "on Street Photography and the Poetic Image" and one chapter heading popped out at me - Colour is Emotion. I'm a fan of colour photographs, and this is the heart of the matter for me - Colour has a visceral impact that coveys… Continue reading Colour is Emotion?
OK, so I really shouldn't be posting iPhone images on a blog called Contaxian as it hasn't even got a Zeiss lens, but photo a day can be tough and sometimes the best camera is the one you have with you. This was taken in the Priory Meadow mall car park in Hastings, jet loved… Continue reading 19.09.14 -> Arrows
A non Contax-ey post today... An iPhone snap of my wife, in yesterday's stormy weather, on the seafront in Hastings, where we mostly live at the moment. You can see some foam from the beach being blown ashore in the bottom part of the image. That was damned tricky to catch on a 'camera' as… Continue reading Tina
For the first post on this blog I'm going to revisit a lens that I have now sold, and it's probably the one I regret letting go of the most. Not only is it a great lens on the 159 that allowed me to take some seriously wide images, it's also a great lens on… Continue reading Hastings Pier