• Square Format

    I’ve heard people decry the use of the square format – in fact one of my very long standing friends in the world of photography positively hates anything SQUARE and in particular anything with the subject in the centre or with symmetry. She and I are pretty much clones of each other except in this one detail…I quite like the square format. The square format was pretty common when I first learned photography back in…well, never mind when. Medium format cameras often took 6×6 cm negatives (we called ’em two and a quarter square back then). Some of the more “arty” members of the Exhibition circuit currently compose exclusively in…

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