As a photographer it is essential that you develop a personal style if your work is to have value beyond the arty and handicrafts price range. This is not to denigrate the work lovingly produced by many wonderful amateur photographers, but a hard commercial fact one learns very quickly if one aspires to sell work […]
Archives for June 2014
Further to this post, I wonder if the following shouldn’t be applied to our photographic endeavours: If it feels like work, it probably won’t. That’s all.
Recently, I posted a small body of work, ‘West to East’, which I shot at the end of last week. Up to that point, I had been mulling over various project ideas, which I am yet to begin shooting. The ideas are good, but the feeling behind the images were taking time to crystalise into […]
I haven’t been feeling very inspired lately and this is something that always worries me, because I wonder if the visceral intensity that underpins all my work will return. I’m definitely going through a fallow period, but these things can change very quickly… Yesterday, I was on a small plane flying from Herat, in the West […]