A wet night in Tokyo
The best street scenes have a compelling narrative,
an aesthetic environment
and an element of human interaction.
Leaders and Followers
In every crowd,
someone always stands out.
Photography is all about focus.
It's about bringing clarity
and calm to the chaotic.
A good portrait forges a relationship between
the observer and the observed.
Photography allows us to explore our fears,
our weaknesses and our destiny
Everywhere you look you will find stories.
Action & inaction, it's all the same.
Telling a Story
A story can be long or short,
it can end with a question or an answer.
There's something very satisfying about
photographing someone fitting in
with their surroundings perfectly.
There's nothing more fascinating than
another person's normality.
It's amazing how important social media
has become in our everyday lives.
In the past we might
have been photographed reading a book.
A street photograph presents amazing
opportunity to add a narrative.
I like to muse over what might
have happened had one person been 20 seconds late?
I'm not the Centre of the World
By capturing someone elses life photographically
we are expanding our consciousness.
Human interaction is a pleasure to view and photograph.
Some people just look right in each other's company.
'Ageing' your Photographs
Old camera's & their lenses create images of the time.
Every Day Occurences
It's amazing how interesting other people's lives are,
even their boring moments.
Sometimes it's not the music that
makes musicians interesting.
A wonderful moment in solitude can create
such warmth between viewer and subject.
Street Photography can have massive power
when it includes eye contact between
photographer & photographed.
Those peaceful moments in noisy surroundings.
They enjoy being with company.
People need People.
People watching people
I've always been interested in the tiny
looks that are only remembered on film.
It's an honour to record others lives.
Sometimes scenes just come to you.
This one is so full of life and, although everyone is still,
there is movement everywhere.
Anywhere where people congregate
will always be food for the eye.
Life, from a distance, can look chaotic.
The camera helps to tame the chaos by
providing a frame from which to limit its reach.
Man with Ham
How long would a memory like this remain with me
had I not recorded its image on film ?