• Lumiere Durham 2019
    United Kingdom

    Lumiere Durham: The 10th Anniversary

    The UK’s largest light festival returns to light up the cold, dark streets of Durham this weekend and it promises to be bigger and better than ever.  Lumiere Durham is back for it’s 10th anniversary with a record 37 installations bringing back some classics (remember the snow globe?) along with exciting new commissions. It’s been eight years since my one and only trip to Lumiere Durham and, in that time, I’ve had many different homes and taken numerous flights across the world, but now I’m back and settled; it’s time to experience what my adopted hometown has to offer. Gratefully, I was invited by This is Durham, Artichoke Trust and…

  • Fujifilm 35mm f/2
    Photography

    Two Months With The Fujifilm 35mm f/2

    I’m just going to come right out and say it. I don’t love this lens. How honest is that?  I’ve spent over two months with the Fujifilm 35mm f/2 and I’m finally ready to share my thoughts. *if you’re looking for a proper, detailed review, you won’t find it here.  Instead, I’ll just be rambling alongside some example shots that should help you make your mind up.  For a better review and some unbelievable photos, Jonas Rask is your man. Let’s start with the basics.  As you probably know, Fujifilm offer two 35mm lenses; the older f/1.4 version and it’s more modern, younger f/2 brother.  The f/1.4 lens is said to…