I have a new process of thought when it comes to Photography. An idea struck me while I was listening to Philosophize This! A brilliant podcast I highly recommend if you want to learn more about philosophy in general. Today’s chat is about the philosopher Montaigne, Kafka, and what I’ve learned about how I’m approaching the philosophy of photography! I hope you enjoy!
There’s a lot of information these days about the best practises of photography; mostly these are tailored to the trends and fads of photography. But the purpose of those articles and books are short lived tacts to provide a hobbyist insight, at a high level, into one of many techniques creatives use to produce bodies of work.
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
In this blog post, I cover off my thoughts about photographers, photography and the philosophy of being a photographer
This is my first episode of Photography Sundays, and one which I use to touch upon an idea I’ve been battling with about street photography and what it means.
Photographers often take photos for their own pleasure, but I wonder who should we expect our viewers to be? A lot of us get upset when we don’t hit the … Continue Reading Who do we taken photographs for?