#197. Talking with masters : Paula Chamlee & Michael Smith on photographic vision (part 2)

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Part 1 of this interview was published here. Michael A. Smith and Paula Chamlee, 2 reputed photographers from Pennsylvania share their wisdom on developing and honing photographic vision. At the end of the interview is a very special surprise that … Continue reading

#196. Familiarity ≠ contempt?

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At this time of year, it starts to get light here (Rooi Els, around 70km east of Cape Town) before 5 a.m. Most mornings the light show outside the window is blue skies, a few clouds, the warm, rosy tinges … Continue reading

#195. Talking with the Masters : Paula Chamlee and Michael Smith on photographic vision (1/2)

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For this second episode in our new series of interviews of the great photographers of our time, I’m really proud to publish a long and fascinating discussion with Michael A. Smith and Paula Chamlee. Michael and Paula are husband and … Continue reading

#193. Finding the past

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Idling a couple of hours away over the Festive Season with a book of steam railway images*, I found myself looking at this photograph and wondering just where the coal had come from that the train was moving and whether … Continue reading

#187. Of Kiwis and time

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“Whatcha photographing mate?” It’s early November and I am standing on Wellington’s spectacular waterfront, close to the Maori-named national museum, Te Papa. The weather is overcast and I’m not sure how to answer this curious local. “Dunno. I’ll know when … Continue reading

#182. Photo workshops – tired?

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Photo workshops? Tired or wired? Continue reading

#178. The Karoo: a new project finally gets started

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Road trip. What images the words conjure. Places seen, things spotted and mental notes made for next time. Photo opportunities. This one had a simple genesis; a wedding in Johannesburg. And, rather than fly up and back from Cape Town, … Continue reading

#162. Finding consistency in style (?)

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Consistency of style is an important distinction between amateurs and true artists. An Ansel Adams print is immediately recognisable, as are the works of many other famous names. Whereas amateurs often have no style of their own or have too … Continue reading