Posts in Photo

Why Photography?

In the 4th grade, my father brought home a used Mamiya Sekor range-finder camera, of all things, from a medical conference.  I never did ask where he picked it up, but he took time on the very day of his arrival to share his thoughts on how photos come to be.  Since then, photography has been a persistent part of my journeys, like a slow burning ember that at times will pop into a flame before returning back to a quiet glow. But why photography, rather than some other pursuit? … Read More

Photo Tips 1

Here are two quotes from a photo hero of mine (and many, many others) Henri Cartier-Bresson: Photographers deal in things which are continually vanishing and when they have vanished there is no contrivance on earth which can make them come back again. To take a photograph is to align the head, the eye and the heart. It’s a way of life. A simple thing that people often do not look at is what time of day they are taking a shot. If you can, try to take shots within 1… Read More