Handheld and steady

It’s been a couple of months since making the jump from a full blown, full frame Nikon over to the smaller, lighter but very capable Sony A7ii.  One of the original appeals of the Alpha was the in-camera sensor stabiliser and I’m quite impressed!  This image was shot on a recent trip to Seville, handheld and at 1/25th of a second.  Where usually camera shake would make such shooting nigh on impossible, the sensor stabiliser opens those doors.

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10 Paignton Avenue

As part of an on going exploration of the relation between Life, Death and Photography, Andrew photographed the partially cleared home of his late grandparents.

The exploration, in this case, sought to document areas that trigger personal memories. From the living room where the whole family would cram in to for Christmas present opening to the chair the cousins would fight over.

Further to these personal memories come elements which all of us can connect with on a level. The difference between a worn carpet compared to where the bed once stood. The decay as part of a house which was a struggle to keep. The garden which was once a center of great pride, sitting unloved and rotting.