It’s all in a Quote – part 3

More famous quotes…

“The single most important component of a camera is the twelve inches behind it”. – Ansel Adams (Influential American landscape photographer)

This quotes echoes the words of Arnold Newman and highlights that it is the photographer that is important, not the camera. A top-end camera can give you first class results, but without a creative operator, its a mere complex machine in the wrong hands. The camera is merely a tool. It captures the subjects you point it at, but as it can’t see those subjects for you, it can’t pick and chose the light, the composition or what to include or exclude in the frame. It can’t act on emotion and it doesn’t see, hear or smell. Continue reading

It’s all in a Quote- part 2

Some more famous quotes to inspire your photography…

“If you are out there shooting, things will happen for you. If you’re not out there, you’ll only hear about it”. – Jay Maisel (American photographer famous for his images of Miles Davis and Marylin Monroe)

A warm, comfy bed is a place we all enjoy and leaving one on a cold, winters morning to head out into the landscape, is one of life’s hardest tasks. In photography, you can only take an image if you make the effort to get out there. It’s no good seeing an inspiring sunrise from the bedroom window and whilst on some days the weather doesn’t turn out as forecast, the experience and potential for images while being out there, will enrich your photography. Continue reading

Guest Post on Steve Huff Photos website

Steve Huff is quite a figure in the internet world of photography and his site (which he himself describes as ‘a site for digital photo nuts made by a digital photo nut’), reviews and promotes the world of mirrorless cameras.

So, I’m pleased to have written a Guest Post on his site about my own path into mirrorless cameras and you can read it here.

Do check out his site in general too, especially if you are considering buying a mirrorless camera, as it’s a great resource for reviews and opinions from all types of photographers shooting with these cameras.

http://www.stevehuffphoto.com/

It’s all in a Quote- part 1

A quote can be a very powerful thing. Some of the most inspiring words have come from quotes made by high profile and influential people, who in a few words sum up their work, their life, ambitions or philosophy on life. Photography has been blessed with some remarkable and very talented individuals who have perfected their craft in their own field. And just like great leaders or activists, who have dedicated their life to a cause, these photographers have left some profound words in a quote that summarise their life, works and what they have spent their entire career they to achieve. Their quotes can often be thought provoking and to many, can give the inspiration they desire to capture the images they seek from their photography. Continue reading