Tag: ansel adams

What I Learnt from Ansel Adams

Not, unfortunately, from seeing and hearing the great American landscape photographer personally but from his autobiography published just a few years before his death in 1984.  The book, as well as being a an enjoyable and captivating story of the life of a working photographer at the start of the

Some Thoughts on Being a Photographer

It’s not too hard to see that the role of the professional photographer is in something of a crisis. With the cost of photography equipment falling in real terms whilst at the same time becoming so technologically advanced it is becoming very hard indeed to take a ‘bad’ picture (i.e.

Five Photography Quotes to Live by in 2016

What it says. All images included here are copyright the relevant photographer. “My job as a portrait photographer is to seduce, amuse and entertain.” – Helmut Newton “There is no formula for success, but there is formula for failure and that is trying to please everybody.” – Man Ray “At

My Five (Current) Favourite Photography Quotes

Here are my (current) five favourite photography quotes as of May 17, 2013 (my birthday), I shall review in a years time. “Time eventually positions most photographs, even the most amateurish, at the level of art.” – Susan Sontag “You see, if you don’t take money they can’t tell you

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