One Room, Fifty Photographs (II)

Back in February 2018, I tried a one room fifty photographs challenge for the first time. It's a simple concept - lock yourself in one room until you've taken fifty photographs. This doesn't just mean set your camera to some continuous or burst mode and hold your finger on the shutter button for a minute.… Continue reading One Room, Fifty Photographs (II)

Why A Photograph Is Never Finished

A photograph is never finished because even once you release the shutter and capture the scene before you on film or as pixels, there are an infinite number of post processing possibilities that could be applied, from simple cropping or exposure adjustments to radical treatments that render the original image almost indistinguishable. But even then,… Continue reading Why A Photograph Is Never Finished

Photography – A Repeated Return To Stillness

Photography has given me many experiences, and enhanced my life in myriad ways. One of the most valuable of these, in the dozen or so years I’ve been photographing deliberately, is the form of meditation it provides. Meditation I would define as a way of being calm and present in the moment, without the usual… Continue reading Photography – A Repeated Return To Stillness

The Inconsistent Fruits Of The Photowalk

A photowalk I would define as any walk where you have the intention of deliberately making a photograph. These can vary greatly in length and time, and yield anything from dozens, even hundreds of images, to none at all, if nothing worthwhile presents itself. I confess I've found the inconsistent fruits of the photowalk a… Continue reading The Inconsistent Fruits Of The Photowalk

Photography Fasting – Are There Any Benefits?

In the last six months I haven't made anything like as many photographs as in any similar period in perhaps six or seven years.  Partly this is because I just feel settled on the kit I now use. Because I haven't bought a new (to me) camera since July, I've not been constantly in camera… Continue reading Photography Fasting – Are There Any Benefits?