Having our own little place online and being in control of what, when and how we post, means almost unlimited opportunities to experiment. Back in May 2018 I tried a “week streak”, publishing a new post every day for a week. I ended up with an eight day streak, a five day streak, and 22… Continue reading 36 Hours – A Publishing Experiment
With the world moving faster than ever, and online sharing sites like Instagram and Twitter seemingly all about the right here right now, we might be fooled into thinking that any article or content online only has any worth the moment its published. And perhaps for five minutes afterwards... Obviously after that, we're told, it's… Continue reading The Love Of The Long Haul (Or Why We Should Keep Blogging)
The more common parlance in photography seems to be “take a photograph”. But personally I prefer to say I “make a photograph”. Why? A few reasons. When we release the shutter, we’re creating something that didn’t exist before, whether on film or digitally. The image will almost inevitably go through further development and processing, but… Continue reading Photographs – Do You Take Them Or Make Them?
I never thought I’d see a day in photography where I’d go a week without shooting any film. Let alone a month, six months, a year... But the last time I had a roll of film developed was early in 2017. I never thought I’d see a day in photography where I wouldn’t be regularly… Continue reading I Never Thought I’d See A Day In Photography Where…
I'm not a pro photographer, I'm not a performance cyclist. I'm guessing the likelihood is you're not either. Which is important for us to remember, for two main reasons - 1. It means we stop trying to compete with others. We shouldn't expect to make a stunningly magnificent photograph every time we release the shutter.… Continue reading I’m Not A Pro Photographer, I’m Not A Performance Cyclist