I’m working on a new book called “Winter Marsh: An exploration of color” with images and verse: The warm sunrise flowed like liquid gold over the marsh And swirled with the cool shadows of night To gently overwhelm them, Slowly taking control of the day.
“You think of photography as pictures — and it is. But I think of photography as ideas, and do the pictures sustain your ideas, or are they just good pictures? I’m not that interested in making more good pictures, I wanna have an experience in the world that is a deepening experience that makes me feel alive and awake and conscious, being an artist.” — Joel Meyerowitz
“Be unafraid of your imagination.” — Joe McNally in Creative Live
“Your camera is your passport into experiences.” -– Zack Arias in an interview with PhotoEditor (Jonathan Blaustein)
Field/Studio – Street photography during the pandemic in Melbourne, AU. He gives a constant narrative while shooting which is what I found interesting. Particularly asking people if he could take their picture. Warning: a lot of cursing that seems to be part of his normal vocabulary.
I have become interested in videography lately and have been saving some links for myself. If you are interested in seeing a few links on video, please leave a comment.
“The Photograph does not necessarily say what is no longer, but only and for certain what has been.” — Roland Barthes
“When catastrophe is sequential, it eventually trains its survivors to greet terror with the serenity of the enlightened.” — Ginia Bellafante in a NY Times article
“You do not validate me. I validate myself.” — Billy Childish
Links Photoessays/Bodies of Work – Amish Credit to Steve O. – Distancing portraits – William Eggleston “perfectly banal, perhaps” and “perfectly boring, certainly” or “crude and simplistic” or “both alarmingly simple and utterly complex”? Great quote from Cartier-Bresson.