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#658. Carpe photo … or regret it !

#658. Carpe photo … or regret it !

I blame Netflix. My attention was so focused on the latest developments of one of my favourite character’s life that it was only at the end of the episode that the red blaze of bright ruby sun rays lighting up the hills and cloud underbellies just outside my window became

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#655. At the museum

#655. At the museum

Every once in a while I stumble upon photos that stick to my mind for a very long time. One of these was in Pascal’s “A tale of two OTI” back in 2015. In particular Philippe’s first image of all the skeletons lined up, looking in one direction. I was

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#653. Photographing someone else’s art. Is it stealing ?

#653. Photographing someone else’s art. Is it stealing ?

Do you ever feel bad about photographing someone else’s art ? This has troubled me in the past, particularly with graffiti and street art. Is there any worth to it? Is it merely an act of relaying the creation of others to your tribe, in which case there is zero

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#646. Missed by that much : power to the Schnauzer

#646. Missed by that much : power to the Schnauzer

Sometimes, you take aim, you miss by a small margin and it’s very frustrating. Sometimes, however, the miss is so grotesque, so unfathomably vast, that it becomes hilarious.     I believe the Smartphone industry, camera section, is trying its very bestest to fall into the second, far more comical,

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#644. Losing inspiration. Can it be good for you?

#644. Losing inspiration. Can it be good for you?

That’s me in the corner That’s me in the spot light, I’m Losing inspiration. Trying to keep up with you And I don’t know if I can do it Oh no, I’ve said too much     I haven’t said enough … As Adrian recently put it, personal troubles can

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  • #643. Making the switch
  • #643. Making the switch
  • #643. Making the switch
  • #643. Making the switch

#643. Making the switch

Bob Hamilton is a regular contributor to DearSusan. He makes some interesting points here which might interest us all in this lengthy article.  ****************************************************************************  I’m getting on in years and have this increasing urge to push my personal envelope and, at the same time, do something which has a bit

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#641. Finding Solace.

#641. Finding Solace.

Adrian Turner: I recently wrote about my lack of inspiration following a particularly challenging period in my life, that left me feeling emotionally drained and creatively barren. My inspiration came from an hour of introspection whilst I photographed abstract architecture in Singapore, and led to a reassurance that all interest

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#635. Is photography creation or just depicting creation ?

#635. Is photography creation or just depicting creation ?

This question has been whirling around in my head for quite a while. There are different ways to look at it, e.g. legally, as a photographer may interfere with copyrights or personal rights of other people. This article is solely based on philosophical aspects.   The photographic process Looking at

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#628. Organised photographers, get lost !

#628. Organised photographers, get lost !

Back in 2009, Apple trademarked the sentence & concept There’s An App for That and the phrase was soon turned into a counter-culture joke. Fast forward to today, and in photography, as in almost any arena I can think of, the joke’s on the counter-culture. Because there really is an

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#627. Things we shoot lots of

#627. Things we shoot lots of

Just a short piece from me. I gravitate to and shoot the same type of objects/subjects when I’m out wandering around. Do you do this too? Street Lights         Doors         Clocks           Is this my style? If so what

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