Posts Tagged Inspiration
We see these lists, all the time. Most are long, endless lists of boring sameness. Lifeless lists of lemmings; photographers, with a few exceptions, who all look the same. All copying each others work in a repetitive, diminishing circle of indistinguishable and interchangeable styles and ideas. Most lists are worthless.
Surely the purpose of such lists is to showcase artists where each has been carefully chosen to bring something of particular value into the sphere of other Landscape Photographers. An outward looking list. A rich tapestry of creative and functional ideas, styles and techniques; contrasting, challenging, thought provoking and truly useful. A mix of the old and the new, traditional and avant-garde. A diverse list which helps other photographers to grow.
So, I thought I would put together my own list below.
A photographer's photographer...
“RAX” Ragnar Axelsson is a master of so many of those elements, which we as photographers try to capture in a photograph. For me personally, I find his work both inspiring and very instructive for my own photographic growth. If you don't yet know of Ragnar Axelsson it is worth spending time with his images. There is a lot to be learnt from his photographs...
What is it about photography which draws me into its realm with such passion. I ponder this question often. I feel like I need to find my own answers. Yet a satisfactory answer always seems out of reach of me. I feel as if I am searching for something unknown along my photographic journey; that the journey has some kind of purpose.... read more
Now, I have learnt to slow down and even stop, with out guilt. For me, it is the "without guilt" thing which makes a huge difference in how quickly I can bounce back with creative vigour.