One of the rather few regular email updates I receive now (since my online reading reboot) is from our county library service. It contains the latest with regards to the coronavirus restrictions, but also spotlights some of the services they also offer (many online) that one might not be aware of. One of these is… Continue reading The Future-Past Collide
Being someone whose mind is generally bubbling and whirring every waking hour, it's always made sense to have some kind of project to set it to work on. I'm all for some freestyle daydreaming, but this can too easily drift into worry and anxiety, if one's mind doesn't have some kind of positive direction or… Continue reading The Benefits Of Holding A Project In Mind
Some years ago I stumbled across the phrase "how you do anything is how you do everything". It took me a while to fully absorb and understand what it might mean, as surely we behave differently in different circumstances due to a wealth of variables? But when I looked closer (and as I got older)… Continue reading How We Photograph Is How We Live
The more common parlance in photography seems to be “take a photograph”. But personally I prefer to say I “make a photograph”. Why? A few reasons. When we release the shutter, we’re creating something that didn’t exist before, whether on film or digitally. The image will almost inevitably go through further development and processing, but… Continue reading Photographs – Do You Take Them Or Make Them?
The subheading of this blog sums up why I photograph, but a recent post by Jennifer has inspired me to revisit the subject a little more deeply. The name 35hunter covers two aspects of hunting in my photography. First, hunting for the core arsenal of cameras and lenses that I'll feel I can settle on… Continue reading Why Photograph? (The Hunt And The Wonder)