When I picture what I want my YouTube channel to look like, Sean Tucker’s channel is pretty close. I like the way he sits on his couch and speaks to the camera about an idea that he has. Along the way, he’ll share some pictures and explain a few things. After watching one of his… Continue reading I watched one YouTube video and now I want to start a zine
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 checked the weather at around three o’clock this afternoon and it said that it was going to snow starting at around four. At around four o’clock, I checked the weather again, and it said that the snow should start falling at around six. At six o’clock this evening, I had been outside for a… Continue reading It was supposed to snow this evening
I have no idea how this is going to go but there’s only one way to find out. Maybe something will come of it. It feels kind of strange. Oddly.
I’ve been thinking about passive income for a few months. It’s an attractive concept: you make something and then it makes money for you. When thinking about ways to pay the rent, passive income seems like the best option.
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.