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It’s been a busy time recently. While I’ve settled on sharp, large print creative photography and creative portraits as being the main focus for Silk Hat Studio, I’ve been exploring other styles. This was partly to understand the limitations of other techniques. partly to knock a few items off the ever-growing projects list and partly to get out of my comfort zone and explore. The project list now has over 130 projects and is my default go-to document when someone asks to collaborate and they have no idea what to shoot. It’s also what I keep in mind when I’m…

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It’s been a full 12 months. …not since I started. I first picked up a camera somewhere around age 7. An old Halina 110. Awful but fun and gave me the bug. I remember it had a normal and telephoto option and advancing to the next frame was a pull-out, push-in manoeuvre. From that, I moved on to Rollei SL35 E. …not since I started taking photography more seriously. That happened on a photography trip to Helsinki back in 2019. …not since I started to shoot people properly (as opposed to studio shots with friends and family). That happed in…

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Intro slide for the Artisans of Great Britain

The Artisans of Great Britain is one of the four main themes of my photography. This presentation, hosted on SlideShare gives a brief overview of the aims and outputs of this project. Artisans of Great Britain from Alan Ward

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