Making photographs

I am always fascinated by the process of photographing. Not necessarily the technical aspects of it such as the exposure settings although that is interesting and of the joys of photography is how it melds the technical with the artistic. What sometimes interests me is why I photograph and what actually goes through my mindContinue reading “Making photographs”

Notebook

I started taking photographs in the pre-digital age and in those days I would carry a little notebook with me to record the “what” (subject), “how” (exposure settings) and, occasionally, the “why” (why was I taking the photograph; what had attracted me to the subject. These days with a digital camera the “how” is stored with the photographs and, the deluge of photographs I can take now that I no longer have to ration myself with a single roll of film, means that I can end up forgetting about the “what” and the “why”