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

Learning To Love Colour Again (And How To Keep It Simple)

Since last October I've photographed almost exclusively in black and white. So what's got me keenly embracing colour photography again? The black and white phase began with the coinciding of two events - the autumn season and the arrival of a Ricoh GRD III. I only ever intended to shoot b/w with the Ricoh, and… Continue reading Learning To Love Colour Again (And How To Keep It Simple)

Decision Fatigue (And How I’m Escaping)

A journalist interviewing a famous world leader asked "Why do you wear virtually the same suit every day?" Their response, to paraphrase, was "When you have as many important decisions to make as I do in a day, you do all you can to eliminate all the trivial ones." When I was shooting a dozen… Continue reading Decision Fatigue (And How I’m Escaping)

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…