The workshops have been going very successfully the past couple weeks. Nick and I have been having a great time taking enthusiastic photographers out at dawn. We have a route that takes us into the deep dark City, we have done it many times in the past year, but last week, to my amazement, I made an image I never saw before, even though I had been there a dozen times or more. And what really surprises me is the fact that, in my opinion(which is not much when it comes to my own images!) it’s one of the best I’ve taken in the area. Should I be surprised that I saw something new when all I do is “see” all the time? I’m always on …been this way since I can remember.I think all photographers can relate. Those of you who can’t – that’s what it is to be a photographer. Beauty in all its forms is our inspiration.
“Everything passes through your imagination. What you produce at the end is very different from the reality you started with.” ― Brassaï, Paris by night These past few weeks in Spain have been stormy. As well as photographing the tempestuous seas, I have been going down to the beach to see what the sea has churned […]
I wrote recently about how to shoot on manual and received some very interesting responses. Thank you all for your commenting and support. I am still amazed at how difficult I found it trying to explain and encourage people to shoot with manual. I think I’ve distilled it most by saying : It’s all about […]
I like who I am when I’m being creative, that’s the basic fact. I love taking photos, just like I love having a long walk through the hills near me in Spain. I have to remember that these things bring me joy. And who doesn’t want a life of maximum joy? So I am going […]