Whilst this site remains in a semi-dormant state, it’s not through any lack of photography. Instead I’ve found myself shooting to project briefs more and more. And to put it simply, these don’t seem “right” for the blog and to a degree had reduced the priority of this in my photography.
I think as well that my ability to discuss failures, or to ask myself questions in public has been impacted as well. When you have “clients”, it becomes second nature to act confident and knowledgeable. This leads to me internalising my questions and actually reduces my willingness to share.
I’m still enjoying my photography. Still looking for opportunities. And indeed, some personal opportunities are just around the corner.
Anyway…. enough of the self reflection and meandering.
One of the cool things about project briefs, or at least the ones I’ve picked up in the last 6 months is that they involve people. And photographing people, it turns out, is one of the most fun things I’ve found to do with a camera. Even when shooting to a timetable, when you have an amateur model who’s willing to let you experiment with lights and have a bit of fun for the camera you can get some fun photographs.
I’ll try to post more often going forward.