Awareness

“Look at everything always as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time: Thus is your time on Earth filled with glory.” Betty Smith – A Tree Grows In Brooklyn Take the time to walk around your local area. Photographing in the early morning or late afternoon can often reveal very […]

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Styles, Schools and Movements

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 […]

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“I am not interested in shooting new things, I am interested to see things new.” Ernst Haas

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 […]

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“I am not interested in shooting new things – I am interested to see things new.” Ernst Haas

The title of this post is from one of my favourite Photographers. 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 often hear the comment, ‘there is nothing to photograph…” An amazing statement really… As I […]

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