New X-perience – the Fuji X-pro1

Saturday’s shoot of Over There saw my first use of a Fuji X-Pro1 alongside my standard workhorse, the Nikon D700. With the former I used the 56mm and 18mm primes, shooting at ISO 4000. All post […]

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Normality restored

With a move to a new Web host complete the speed of response from the  Darkling Images website should be once more acceptable. Apologies to visitors over early October who were timed out or just […]

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Ready for your close up?

Whilst helping out a friend with some close up photography recently it occurred to me that the key points might well benefit others, especially when doing shots of small products and items for on-line auction […]

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AC Academy Pro West Side Story

The pix from the AC Academy & Coundon Court school production of West Side Story are now available to view in the  Darkling Images gallery, as well as on the  Facebook page.

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Arden of Faversham remembered

The recent items regarding the authorship of Arden of Faversham caused me to reflect on the 1970s and a production of that play that I photographed as my very first theatre commission.  This was at […]

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Site Regeneration

The major parts of the regeneration of the Darkling Images site are now complete and it is reopened for visitors. There are still lots of things to do, such as update the display mode for […]

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On the RADA

Very many congratulations to Emma Jane Denly who has just won a place at RADA. EJ  appears in several of the productions shot over the last few years, but the jury is still out as […]

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Darkling Images site: The NextGEN

There are  15,671 pix in 166 galleries on Darkling Images as of 31 July 2013. Managed and displayed by the fabulous NextGEN Gallery. V2.0 and Pro have just been announced. It’s time to consider the […]

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Selection process for Vinegar Tom

Here’s a snap of the screen showing many of the pix from the recent shoot of Vinegar Tom by Caryl Churchill. The final images have been flagged and undergone some Split toning post processing and […]

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Twin lens reflects

For a while now I’ve been using two bodies when doing production photography. One with an 28-70mm lens, the other with 70-200mm. This allows near instant switching of angles from stage-wide to actor close-up. Here […]

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