The Stories We Tell Ourselves (II) – You Can Never Have Too Much Film

It fascinates me how a convincing and impassioned story can sway our beliefs, opinions and decisions. Not least of all when it’s us telling the story to ourselves. This is an occasional series about some of the stories I’ve woven to myself, to justify a certain decision or purchase. See all posts in the series… Continue reading The Stories We Tell Ourselves (II) – You Can Never Have Too Much Film

The Comfort Of Knowledge In Photography

My first intentional photography was with a camera phone around 2005. By intentional, I mean I specifically went out to make photographs, as opposed to being out anyway, and grabbing some snapshots spontaneously while I was there. The intentional aspect also meant I was looking for things to make pictures of. Compositions that I found… Continue reading The Comfort Of Knowledge In Photography

Three Things I Love Most About Photography Today

Photography has been a constant pleasure in my life for around 15 years. Here are three things I particularly love about photography right now. 1. Image quality doesn't really matter. A couple of weeks ago my mum sent me a photo of us on my late granddad's birthday in 1993. I know the year because… Continue reading Three Things I Love Most About Photography Today

The Stories We Tell Ourselves (I) – Asahi Pentax S1a

It fascinates me how a convincing and impassioned story can sway our beliefs, opinions and decisions. Not least of all when it's us telling the story to ourselves. This is an occasional series about some of the stories I've woven to myself, to justify a certain decision or purchase. See all posts in the series… Continue reading The Stories We Tell Ourselves (I) – Asahi Pentax S1a