Welcome to my blog! Reflections on photography by landscape and street photographer, Johnathan Hall.

While I used to concentrate solely on the landscape as a subject, now my photography incorporates people a lot more. I find photography is a good way of capturing these relationships, and I employ juxtaposition to suggest the connections between a city and its inhabitants. I am enthusiastic about art, particularly photography, and connecting with people who share these interests is one area I am looking to develop. London has been my main muse for photography and I appreciate its size and diversity and the opportunities this can bring.

To Crop or Not to Crop?

The question of whether to crop or not is one that bugs many photographers. On the one hand it can improve composition, while on the other hand the resolution of the image inevitably drops. In this post I will be exploring the pros and cons of cropping using some of my own images as examples.

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What is Fine Art Photography?

What is fine art photography? What distinguishes it from ‘just’ photography? These were some of the questions floating around in my head as I looked at and admired photographs falling under the fine art umbrella.

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Why Manual Mode Works for Me

Over the years I have experimented with several modes and techniques to quickly achieve optimal exposure in any given situation. In this post I’ll describe why I’ve settled on manual mode for the kinds of photography I do.

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Landscape work

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If you would like to see more of my work, please visit my website at www.johnathanhall.co.uk

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