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

Five Years From Now My Photography Will Look Like…

So before we talked about what our photography might have looked like if we'd been born a generation older, and you all had plenty to say. Let's throw our time machine into forward gear and project to five years from now. What will your photography look like then? For me, I imagine something like this...… Continue reading Five Years From Now My Photography Will Look Like…

The “All I Need” Illusion (And How To Shatter It)

In the West we're bombarded with advertising and selling messages at what sometimes feels like a thousand times a second. Combined with this, many of us are old enough to remember simpler, quieter times, when our parents and grandparents had just one camera, one tv, one car, if that. Instead of at least one of… Continue reading The “All I Need” Illusion (And How To Shatter It)

How We Photograph Is How We Live

"How you do anything is how you do everything..." wrote Derek Sivers a few years back. Before (re)discovering this quote, I'd been realising recently how my photography has been falling back in line with the rest of my life. Put another way, how I photograph has realigned with how I live - simply. For exercise... I… Continue reading How We Photograph Is How We Live

How I Keep Photography Simple (Digital Edition)

The reasons I photograph are very straightforward, whether I use a film or digital camera, an SLR or a compact. I wrote about this in more depth recently, but the short version is - to roam the English countryside, to feel the immersion of the moment and the whole world being in the viewfinder, to… Continue reading How I Keep Photography Simple (Digital Edition)