Category: About Me

Do Tests Matter?

Doctors, lawyers, teachers, engineers and the like all go through a sort of basic training at university, and end up with a degree that shows they’ve got the skillset to enter their field as a rookie. Once in their field they can specialise by sitting more exams – I’ve not sat any of those since […]

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Genre bender: Pentax 645z

An affordable medium format camera, that behaves like a big DLSR. Affordable is a matter of perspective of course. You can buy three Canon 5d3 bodies for the cost of the Pentax. But until the Pentax came along, there was no half way house, functionally or financially, between the 35mm formats and the majesty of […]

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About this photographer

I’m Phil Tragen, based in Manchester and I take pictures for a living. I use this blog to get my pictures seen by as many people as possible – anything from personal picture essays to news features. I think a good picture is one that turns something everyday into something extraordinary, and that’s what I’m […]

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