Book Review: Full Frame

It is relatively easy for an accomplished photographer to produce a book of the best photographs they have taken over the years. It is more of a challenge to start from scratch and to produce a book of all new photographs taken to a tight timescale, has David Noton pulled it off? David Hay has the review

David Noton made his reputation originally with 6x17cm panoramic landscape photographs, taken all around the world. When the digital revolution arrived and, consequentially, the income from stock photography declined, most stock photographers like him had to diversify into other areas, such as leading photography courses. David Noton, however, did something different. He started his Road Show, touring the UK with his greatest hits in the form of a digital photography show. At each Road Show he would tell the story of being approached by a well-known photography magazine. They said they had a landscape special issue coming up and did he want to contribute a few pages of his photographs? He asked what the budget was; they said there was no budget! This is the way the magazine-publishing industry is run nowadays. Professional photographers are expected to contribute free content to allow them to plug their courses or books ...

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David Hay

I took up photography at the age of eleven and have been passionate about it ever since. As a retired biologist I still marvel at the beauty of the natural world and try and capture the colours and forms of natural things around me.

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