For about a year I’ve been interested in how Philosophy fits in with Photography. I wondered what prominent thinkers thought of photography – and was sad to discover that the beautifully interesting and complex behaviour was so limited in philosophical coverage. There are books, but very few, and even few recourses that are immediately recent.
Todays episode focuses on street photographers, public spaces, people and the law in Australia. I’m by no means a lawyer and what is discussed in this blog is purely my understanding of our law. Please read through the resources carefully so that you fully understand your rights for yourself.
Are photo competitions sending the wrong message? As the Black and White LensCulture 2018 finalists, results have been posted this week, in reviewing the photos, and like all people, I … Continue Reading On photography competitions and their potential to be sending the wrong message
Does Camera equipment make the difference when it comes to artistic endeavours? Camera equipment, and what you should use and how much you should spend on new equipment is a … Continue Reading Photography Sunday – Ep.4 – Camera Gear
Todays Episode is about the rules and guidelines of street photography. Street photography is an exploding subgenus of photography with a deep-rooted history, a plethora of “masters” and with it the associated traditions. For many, the guidelines that make up street photography are viewed more as must follow the rules. New, and emerging talents are already breaking those moulds and setting their standards alongside the ever-expanding access to advancing technology. The traditionalist values are under challenge while only existing for such a short time (relatively speaking), but the unique issue presented is the expansion of technology.
Ed explores an idea linking Platos cave to photography and existance
On todays episode of Photography Sunday, Ed discusses Instagrams upcoming changes to the like button and what it means for the future of sharing
In this blog post, I cover off my thoughts about photographers, photography and the philosophy of being a photographer
A photo essay of the shapes of Canberra