Following on from this one, and probably due to the interminable state of lockdown and my reduced expectations for my photography, here’s another stream of recent photographic consciousness. Always take a camera with you, even to the supermarket. A camera gives you a license to see. As a photographer you
Not, unfortunately, from seeing and hearing the great American landscape photographer personally but from his autobiography published just a few years before his death in 1984. The book, as well as being a an enjoyable and captivating story of the life of a working photographer at the start of the
It’s not too hard to see that the role of the professional photographer is in something of a crisis. With the cost of photography equipment falling in real terms whilst at the same time becoming so technologically advanced it is becoming very hard indeed to take a ‘bad’ picture (i.e.
What it says. All images included here are copyright the relevant photographer. “My job as a portrait photographer is to seduce, amuse and entertain.” – Helmut Newton “There is no formula for success, but there is formula for failure and that is trying to please everybody.” – Man Ray “At
Here are my (current) five favourite photography quotes as of May 17, 2013 (my birthday), I shall review in a years time. “Time eventually positions most photographs, even the most amateurish, at the level of art.” – Susan Sontag “You see, if you don’t take money they can’t tell you