Inspiring The Future Photographer – It’s Up To Us

In my 13th year, on a warm day in spring, I remember an English class that in hindsight was possibly the most influential English class I ever had.  Our teacher, Mr Evans, was a tall Welshman with dark flowing locks, a handlebar moustache. He seemed to own just one navy suit, shiny from years of… Continue reading Inspiring The Future Photographer – It’s Up To Us

5 Inspiring And Enriching Blogs To Follow (Especially If You Think You’re Bored Of Blogs)

I’ve spoken often about my love of the blogging format, especially the greater depth and community I've found, when compared with newer social formats like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Despite blogging myself though, I don't follow hundreds of other blogs. In fact currently, it's less than 30, and a good proportion of those haven't posted… Continue reading 5 Inspiring And Enriching Blogs To Follow (Especially If You Think You’re Bored Of Blogs)

Why I’m Still Using Pinterest After Abandoning All Other Social Media

I'm not the biggest fan of social media. Briefly, here's why. Facebook Joined around 2009, left in 2010. The more I hear about it, the more glad I am to have left it behind. What scares me even more now is that people don't seem to feel they can just make the choice any free… Continue reading Why I’m Still Using Pinterest After Abandoning All Other Social Media

How The Internet Has Destroyed Our Grasp Of Great Photography

Though I'm old enough to remember when photos were viewed only in physical family albums, a slide show carousel in a makeshift home cinema, or art galleries and exhibitions, for most of my life I've been heartily immersed in the wonders of the internet. The connectivity of the world wide web, email, and all its associated infrastructure has… Continue reading How The Internet Has Destroyed Our Grasp Of Great Photography