Timelapse videos are interesting because they show the transition happening in one place. We are usually moving through spaces. It’s not often that the spaces move through our field of view. Getting a new perspective is never a bad idea. This timelapse took an hour-and-a-half. I was able to catch up on some reading while… Continue reading Timelapse of Queen’s Park
The sun was shining when I woke up today. As I stared at the reflections of light in the mirror, I told myself that I had to get up and get outside today. That was the motivation I needed to get out of bed on what I was hoping would be a rather lazy Saturday.
It was probably Peter McKinnon who reintroduced me to the idea of printing pictures. It could have been Thomas Heaton. It was most likely one of them. In any case, I sent some pictures to the photo lab this afternoon and I’m really glad that I did.
Faizal Westcott, in his video, “Is Street Photography With No People Still Street Photography?” says: “street photography is capturing the human presence.” With this definition, the answer to the question in the title is, “yes.” Westcott then uses the work of Fred Herzog to substantiate his point. Herzog, Westcott says, expresses the human experience in… Continue reading Take the pictures you want to take
I haven’t done it yet but I thought about it today while I was out taking some pictures. Asking people if I can take their picture, that is.
One of the good things to come out of 2020 was getting back into photography. During the summer, I even tried vlogging about taking pictures. It was a fun project and something that I’ve been thinking about revisiting.