I Photograph To Remember, I Photograph To Forget

Photographs are very deeply intertwined with my memories. As are dreams, but that's for another post. Pondering recently I realised photography is as important to helping me to remember as to forget. I photograph to remember... I love having a way to capture family moments on a medium other than just my memories. Plus you… Continue reading I Photograph To Remember, I Photograph To Forget

Woods Gallery 04 (The Dreams Already Around Us)

Some 21 years ago I was in a relationship where we both, for various reasons, wanted to run away from everything we knew. Our dream took various forms, including a log cabin in Alaska or British Columbia, and a similarly remote beach side shack. A common "vision within the vision" was simply sitting together outside… Continue reading Woods Gallery 04 (The Dreams Already Around Us)

Gilded Golden Picture Frames Suspended In A Forest

For as long as I can remember, I've had a powerful visual in my head about how photographs exist before they are made permanent via film or pixels and a camera. The imagery is very simple - a deep beautiful evergreen forest, with various sized ornate golden picture frames suspended with invisible thread in every… Continue reading Gilded Golden Picture Frames Suspended In A Forest

Photography Prints (And What To Do With Them)

How did we find and enjoy photographs before the internet? Of course when I was young, my family (specifically my nan on my dad's side) took many photographs with very simple Kodak cameras and came back from Boots or SupaSnaps with an envelope bursting with prints of our latest adventures. But aside from these bulging… Continue reading Photography Prints (And What To Do With Them)

Obsessive Photographic Labelling – And How I’m Letting Go

It continually fascinates me how things come full circle. Back in 2011 and 2012 where I was shooting almost exclusively with a Nikon Coolpix - my first "proper" camera - I simply had one folder on my MacBook for all the photos I made each year. As I got into film and tried more and… Continue reading Obsessive Photographic Labelling – And How I’m Letting Go