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On Photography

A good snapshot keeps a moment from running away.”
Eudora Welty

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Why I must do all the things I do


I struggled to find an appropriate image to go with this article. I think this works, though: firstly, it was shot with an iPhone, on an occasion I could not foresee doing any photography. 2,080 more words

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Photoessay: Isolation in Tokyo

Reflections

The more time I spend in places like Tokyo – big cities, specifically – the more I get the impression that people fight harder and harder to maintain their own personal space; it’s almost as though there’s some strange inverse law that dictates the smaller the available physical space for each individual, the greater the social gulf between them. 566 more words

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Discussions: MT x Lloyd Chambers on the Pentax 645Z and Nikon D810

Today’s post is going to be a little bit of an experiment: the first in I hope a series of discussion-collaborations with Lloyd Chambers of… 6,638 more words

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Catching Up with an Old Friend: Reflections on "Why We Photograph"

It is a dreary Thursday morning. It’s been dreary for the past few days, and it’s not because of a sun hiding behind a blanket of gray summer clouds, I’m in the midst of a creative crisis. 887 more words

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Photoessay: People and cars, Havana


1957

In the modern age, the car is a machine, a tool, something utilitarian. Features are added to meet regulations or to make you spend your money on something slightly better than what you had, or so Brand A can win a spec sheet comparison against Brand B. 429 more words

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Conscious exclusion


Including everything: too much to focus on just the stairs. But since the objective was to show the mess/ busyness, it’s just enough. Think carefully: what do you need? 1,332 more words

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