Reverse Engineering The Rules

When you start learning photography one of the best resources is a book on art theory. Colour application, composition, and storytelling are all aspects of art that have been examined, dissected, and applied by artists dating back to the earliest cave paintings. Photography is comparatively an emerging art form, with the earliest known example being... Continue Reading →

Defending “Needles in the Sewer”

I was recently part of a discussion about one of my images, in regard to the subject matter and approach to that "kind" of photography. I thought it could be interesting to take that discussion and render it as a blog post here, to offer a more comprehensive understanding of my own opinion as well... Continue Reading →

Retiring my Minolta SR-7

This short piece was originally just a fluff article written for 35mmc, however the editor decided that it would be too inflammatory for their readers. I suppose it was a bit of fun, and not supposed to be taken seriously, but I do like some of the images taken that day, so without wanting them... Continue Reading →

Every Photograph is “The Moment”

Regardless of the genre of photography every individual frame represents an exact moment in time, whether that's a long exposure, or a fraction of a second. Many photographers find a form of peace when in the process of composing and capturing an image, and part of this shares a similarity to the emphasis in Zen... Continue Reading →

My First Roll of Kodak Portra 400

This short piece was originally published on 35mmc, where I've been contributing fairly frequently. It's more gear focused than my writing here, but I still manage to discuss some topics I'm interested in. If you have the time, head over there and check out some of my other articles! Until recently my film photography had... Continue Reading →

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