Amidst the strangeness of the past 15 months or so, I've been struggling to maintain a consistent approach both with publishing new blog posts, and responding to comments. As the archive numbers at the foot of the page attest, during the first two thirds of 2019 I was posting every 36 hours, so around 20… Continue reading On Blogging And Not Keeping Up
Some would argue that photography is more challenging than another visual art form where you're able to start with a blank canvas, and lay down whichever marks, shapes, words and colours you wish. Indeed with other art forms like writing or composing music, you can start from nothing but the potential of the language you… Continue reading Photography – Are We Capturing Or Creating?
What matters most with photography for me is quite simple. It has little to do with the camera I have with me, its maximum aperture, highest ISO or how many frames per second it can capture. No, what matters most is simply having the time and the freedom to wander with a camera in the… Continue reading What Matters Most
About seven years ago now, I had a Fuji Instax 100, and enjoyed it. The few packs of film I shot came out better than I had expected on the whole. Nonetheless, the camera itself was a bulbous, bulky beast, giving me little pleasure in use, certainly compared my favourite non-instant cameras, both film and… Continue reading Instant Photography – Your Experiences?
In my grandparents' era, it was fairly typical to make choices in your late teens and early 20s that were for the long haul. A career, a partner, a home, a car (and the garage you bought it from and had it serviced at), a bank account and more, were all were chosen with the… Continue reading Photography In The High Speed Switch Generation