My photos of Venice

The gift of photography

My son has reached an age when he is both in thrall of consumerism and aware of its manipulation of his senses. “I really do want lots of things, Baba.” (He calls me Baba because I’m half Greek and that’s how we say Dad. It also means Dad in Arabic,

A challenge (with ideas)

The Thames at Richmond © Anthony Epes “True freedom is impossible without a mind made free by discipline.” Mortimer J. Adler In my little house in the far west of London, life is very quiet. My area has been drained of people, presumably taking off on holidays and perhaps in the search of

Four ideas for inspiration

Joshua Tree Desert, California 1993  © Anthony Epes This week I’m exploring that really cool concept of ‘indirect inspiration’ that I quoted in my post about Ernst Haas. To be honest, it’s not something I’d thought about much until I was writing about Ernst Haas and came across this quote. Haas warned

Two essential things you need to be a great photographer