Simplicity Feeds The Flow – In Praise Of Point And Shoot Cameras And Single Speed Bicycles

In my experiences with cameras over the last five or six years, I've discovered an inverse relationship with how many functions, features and buttons a camera has, and how much I've enjoyed using it. In other words, the simpler the set up, the more joy I've found. Once all the decisions about settings are out… Continue reading Simplicity Feeds The Flow – In Praise Of Point And Shoot Cameras And Single Speed Bicycles

35hunter And The Future Of Writing

Nearly three years after starting 35hunter, the time's come for an important decision about its future. When I began, the intention was to write about my ongoing photography journey. Back then I was using 35mm film compacts almost exclusively, having discovered film three years previously. Indeed early draft titles included thirtyfivetwopointeight.com, after the lens spec… Continue reading 35hunter And The Future Of Writing

Using Projects And Themes To Give Meaning To Photography

Lately I've read about a number of photographers (re)discovering using themes in their work to give them structure and inspiration. As I see it, there are loosely two ways to approach using themes. First, by choosing a specific theme before you make a single photograph. For example you might decide you want to make pictures… Continue reading Using Projects And Themes To Give Meaning To Photography

How We Choose A Lens To See The World Through

We each have our own unique perspective on the world, like a lens that brings into focus just a small scattering of light in front of us at any one time. Otherwise, like a camera with the lens removed and the light saturating the film frame or digital sensor, everything becomes an incomprehensible super bright… Continue reading How We Choose A Lens To See The World Through

Photography, Memories And Dreams, And The Disintegrating Boundaries In Between

You know when you wake some mornings and your head is so full of intense imagery it takes a while to sift through the parts that were dreams, those you might have seen in a film, and what actually happened in the past? Those moments when you cannot immediately order your thinking, and these scattered… Continue reading Photography, Memories And Dreams, And The Disintegrating Boundaries In Between