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One of the things that happened when I first started using a camera to explore the world was that I started to become more aware of what was around me. Initially, this was only on a conscious level. Gradually, over time I trained my eye to seek out things that which others would walk straight […]Read more "Awareness + Personal Vision + Imagination"
One of my favourite books on my Art shelf is “Styles, Schools and Movements” The Essential Encyclopaedic Guide to Modern Art by Amy Dempsey. Commencing with Art in 1860 to the present day, it explores 100 styles, schools and movements in depth and contains a brief description of 200 more. Each chapter includes a headlining […]Read more "Styles, Schools and Movements"
I was leafing through an old photography book and I came across the above quote by Ernst Haas. He was (and remains) a great influence on me. There are quite literally millions of things to photograph and no photographer could rightly claim to have photographed everything there is, however we do not need to. I […]Read more "“I am not interested in shooting new things, I am interested to see things new.” Ernst Haas"
It has indeed been always about the moment, whether I was shooting film or digital photography. I remember back in 1983 when I purchased my SLR and a whole new world opened up to me, it was a liberating experience. I began to be aware and see things that had always been there yet, I […]Read more "Its Always Been About The Moment"