The Ongoing Moment

The Ongoing Moment

Geoff Dyer’s The Ongoing Moment is a fascinating, interesting and fun overview of important photographers and themes in American photography, focusing mainly on their pre-colour photography. A good read that will form the basis for further exploration of many of the individuals discussed.

Exploring Color Photography

Exploring Color Photography

There is nothing wrong with Exploring Color Photography, and there is a lot of things right about it. It just feels like Robert Hirsch has taken a general photography manual and added the word color [sic] to every other heading, just like a house-owner looking to make a quick sale will get the decorator in to give all the walls a quick lick of magnolia. On the plus side, the book is lavishly illustrated with a large selection of beautiful (color) photographs.

What do you do with your pictures?

What do you do with your pictures?

No, seriously, it’s not a trick question. What do you do with your pictures? A brief sotry about putting some shelves up on the wall, but as that wouldn’t really fit into a photo blog, it has been turned it into a blog post about the rotating photo exhibition at my Gallery Staircase. Does that not sound posh?

Reflections of a classic car show

Reflections of a classic car show

Constructive criticism is always helpful. This post is about how a friendly comment on a picture three years ago, when I went to my first classic car show, helped me do better at my second one a few weeks ago. No, I don’t get to go to car shows very often 😉