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

Three Recent Photography Inspirations

Having other people forge a path ahead of us, showing us what's possible and inspiring us to try to do the same, is something I find greatly valuable. Not just with photography, but with life in general. So here are three people who have inspired me in recent times, and why. Please check them out,… Continue reading Three Recent Photography Inspirations

Books Before Gear #1 – The Nature Of Photographs – Stephen Shore

Welcome to the first in a new series of posts called Books Before Gear (BBG). We've talked recently about trading pixels for paper and absorbing more photography via physical print(s) rather than online. And how I've entered a paper age for viewing photographs - my own and the classics of decades past. Plus as I'm… Continue reading Books Before Gear #1 – The Nature Of Photographs – Stephen Shore

Film, Metal, Glass, Plastic, Pixels, Paper – The Natural History Of My Photography

My recent shift towards enjoying photography in print form rather than on a screen got me thinking about how my photography and related spending has changed over the last seven years or so. Pre-2011 I simply shot with camera phones so I didn't need a photography budget, it was all wrapped up in my phone… Continue reading Film, Metal, Glass, Plastic, Pixels, Paper – The Natural History Of My Photography

Irreversible Photography – Where The Work Begins

Irreversible Photography (IP) I would define simply as the making a single and final version of a photograph the moment your release the shutter. Beyond that moment there is nothing extra you add or change about the image, no adjusting, or tweaking, or processing. It's irreversible. The only further decision to make is whether it's… Continue reading Irreversible Photography – Where The Work Begins