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…
A recent post on JimGrey's blog got me thinking... So many of us have built up a bigger collection of cameras than we intended to - or will ever use - and are struggling to whittle them back down to a manageable size again. But what if we took a different, more radical approach to streamlining the… Continue reading Camera Collection Reboot – Which Three Would You Choose?
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 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
A trend I'm noticing in my own picture taking is a continual shift towards Irreversible Photography. I'd define Irreversible Photography as making photographs that, once made, can't be altered by any post processing or after effects. My recent explorations into zero processing, and a move away from LightRoom to Hipstamatic have been significant steps, and… Continue reading Irreversible Photography (And Why I’m Embracing It)