Category Archives: Photography

It was a nice day so I decided to walk. I live exactly 12 minutes from downtown  ample time for four songs at a brisk walking pace. So since the nice days are few and far between in Guelph in April I set my iPod and packed my laptop up – like I do most […]

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The Americans – Robert Frank For the last year or two Jack Kerouac’s writings, and now the On The Road movie have been intertwined into my wikipedia late night surfing addiction. After a road trip across the country I read On the Road, and then The Dharma Bums – [good reads]. I watched his biography, and […]

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“Your eyes may be in good condition but do you know it?” – You Are Here: Thich Nhat Hanh   [March 2012 routine eye test of my own eyes getting ready for the summer, paid an extra $5 for the eye doctor to email me these] To be followed by:

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“Photographs express a feeling both sentimental and implicitly magical.” -Susan Sontag I wonder what it would be like to be a formal student of photography. I’ve become enthralled informally. I sit at my laptop ordering the next stack of books from amazon, all loosely to do with photography. Learning about the world, feminism, foreign countries, […]

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March for me has been a month of inspiration, of a little more downtime than usual, and a struggle against the last bit of winter. I’ve been shooting a lot of work over the last month, involved with a project about women, and feminism, some personal family stuff, and then just average life, starting a […]

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Transcribed from Mikhael Subozky’s Ted Talk: “Taking pictures is an act in two directions. Forwards and backwards. The photographer likewise is thrown backwards onto himself. The photograph is always a double image. Showing at first glance its subject, and at second glance more or less hidden behind it so to speak, the reverse angle; The picture […]

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Last week I came across this letter from the legendary landscape photographer Ansel Adams to his friend Cedric. I thought it was nice, and kind of poetic in itself.     June 19, 1937.   Dear Cedric,   A strange thing happened to me today. I saw a big thundercloud move down over Half Dome, […]

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