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!
Have you ever seen or read the claim that photographer X is pushing “photography to its limits by…” title? Has it ever frustrated you? It seems to be a trend … Continue Reading The farce of photography’s limits
John Berger was a fascinating mind, and one capable of understanding, without limitations, the total quality and uniqueness of each image he wrote about and viewed. He also understood the … Continue Reading Beyond a tool — the camera brought to life through the eyes of John Berger
Objects are known to the aesthetic philosophy of art, however, what happens when one creates an object of art but the ownership of creation is compromised due to the process of creation? Join me as I do my best to explore this difficult ideas in todays podcast.
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.
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
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?