Here at Jade Prints we don’t like to mess too much with reality when it comes to processing our pictures. Naturally our fine art iterations take a few more liberties when it comes to colour, but on the whole, the scene we present to you is the scene that was presented to us. Exceptions can be made for stray rubbish or fluorescent orange clad tourists (see A Giant Day Out!!) but removal is usually limited to distracting objects that don’t contribute to the experience.
Facebook and Twitter have become the photo albums of the 21st century (thus far! I can only imagine how far media such as these will go in the next decade alone!)
Since the dawn of the digital camera age, most images were destined to a life no further than their cosy SD or Compact Flash home. To a certain extent Facebook and Twitter have liberated those photos and have given them a new platform where a plethora of people can have a peek with a click of a button.
The Giant’s Causeway is by far the most well known site that the Antrim Coast of Northern Ireland has to offer. Thousands upon thousands of hexagonal columns form the fascinating outcrop that extends into the raging sea. As with most famous sites and objects, there is always a sense of trepidation as the big moment finally approaches. Will it live up to its reputation? Will it be smaller than you thought? Will you even be able to see it with all the people surrounding it? [Read more…]
Something I love about photography websites and galleries is that it gives me a chance to plan our next trip. Or if we’re honest, it gives me a chance to plan our next few trips! Seeing where people have been and the different perspectives that they capture is fascinating. More often than not, our travel plans are dictated by which pictures we’d like to take. [Read more…]