17 Feb

Holga portrait

Taken with the Holga 120 CFN, using Lucky 400 ISO film. I don’t usually take portraits with the Holga because it’s always seemed like a ridiculous thing to do. I can’t get close enough to my subjects in the way I like, and the camera distortion didn’t seem right for portraits. Now after getting this […]

13 Feb

I’m a photographer not a speaker.

Or so I thought until this past weekend. The following is a cross-post from my personal blog: At the Northern Voice blogging conference on the weekend I had the challenging, but interesting, experience of stepping into the roll of speaker. I was asked to speak because a last minute replacement was needed on a panel […]

12 Feb


Titled “The 5 Senses”, the above image is a standout amongst the usual photoshoping trickery that I do because it’s so surreal. I came up with this to illustrate the five senses, and created it in Adobe Photoshop from five separate shots blended together using layer masks.

© Rachael Ashe