Tag: bill cunningham

Devon, England, 2019

Why I photograph?

I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately. Oddly, and perversely, because I am not photographing so much, and feel the need to do so, I am also questioning why I do it. I recently read the book What Does Photography Mean To You? edited by Grant Scott. Reading through

Five Reasons Why You’ll Always Suck at Photography

A reflective post inspired by this article on Medium. So you call yourself a photographer? Sure, you’ve got an expensive camera (or six) and more lenses than will fit in all your camera bags (of which you have more than you know what to do with). You know all the

In Praise of Bill Cunningham

Last week the American photographer Bill Cunningham died at the age of 87. Cunningham was a street and fashion photographer and was famous for both his unassuming character and his bicycle which he used to get from his Manhattan apartment to the various fashion events that he photographed around the city. He was

My Five (Current) Favourite Photography Quotes

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

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