Deciding What to Photograph: Keeping an Idea List

Pretty essential question, right? Nothing you do with lighting, shutter speed, lens choice, etc., will nave nearly so much impact on your photos as deciding what to shoot. Something I have been doing for quite a while, its great to go and view when you are stuck for motivation or need a change of view…try it #photography   Embedded Link Strobist: Deciding What to Photograph: … Continue reading Deciding What to Photograph: Keeping an Idea List

Is Street Photography Good for Anthropology?

While I was studying art photography at university, I discovered some books on Anthropology Photography and was quite fascinated over the arguments and conceptions of photography in those early days. Statements like  "a native would not be able to recognise themselves in a photo as they have never seen a photograph before" and the classic one "photographs steal the soul of the person photographed" Today … Continue reading Is Street Photography Good for Anthropology?

Glasgow Set To Ban Photography From Its Subway

Well according to Amateur Photographer Magazine it looks like #photography is to become a target in the hysteria of terrorism – again! Just stop for a minute and think how are they going to enforce this exactly? Smart Phones are so discrete and in common use it is easy to mask making a photograph while pretending your sending a message or reading emails. The wealth … Continue reading Glasgow Set To Ban Photography From Its Subway

Winning Photographer Photographs Economic Hardship and Needs Work

Anthony Suau wins the World Press Photo for a second time for a photograph illustrating the current economic hardship – but the real story is that he had to persuade Time to run the photographs, and that he admits that he has only had one commission in the last two months World Press Photo Winners Anthony Suau Continue reading Winning Photographer Photographs Economic Hardship and Needs Work