The Writing on the Wall

How to take a Photograph

In 1974 Paul Strand was asked how he chose the things he photographed: ‘I don’t,’ he replied. ‘They choose me’ 


Cheerful philosophical idea of the day: Epiphenomenalism The doctrine that consciousness is a mere accessory and accompaniment of physiological processes and is powerless to affect these processes.

3×3 Corrugated

Country walking.

A Picture Before Bedtime

We three alien kings bring gifts of non-specific purpose or origin.

Vulgar Photography

Colour tends to corrupt photography and absolute colour corrupts absolutely . . . There are four simple words for the matter which must be whispered: colour photography is vulgar. – Walker Evans – 1969

Valence and Emotion.

Most negatively valenced emotions are not rooted in the present. – Anon

3×3 Sandling to Folkestone

Country walking.

Boring Photo Technology

The technology and sophistication of the present-day camera seems to grow proportionally to the increasingly boring subject matter it records – Steve Pippin

3×3 Hadleigh Castle Country Park

Country walking.

Funny Bones

The remains of something deceased photographed with an infrared camera in the hills of La Gomera    

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