A few of my favorite photos (there are far to many to choose from) from 2013. Thank you kindly for following me and liking, reblogging ,or silently appreciating my photos.
Photography exhibition at library shows how city has changed in recent decades.
I have a few photos in the online slideshow that goes along with this article, as well as one in the print edition of the paper (which I will have to find a copy of). Nifty. Check out my photos and lots of other people’s photos at the show which runs from January 3rd through February 28th at the Portland Public Library.
Recently sold a (digital) photograph to an art museum. Can I pretend to be an artist now?
Meandering Monday Thoughts on Photography
Sharing photography online is a delicate matter. I’m not an artist or a professional photographer or anything (although people who fit into those categories can probably relate), but I remain challenged by the transient nature of sharing things online. As I’ve discovered from doing a daily photo blog for several years, taking and sharing photos with such consistency has made me into a better photographer. However, it is often discouraging in that you can post the most wonderful photo you’ve ever taken and it within a few minutes it is too old for anyone to stumble upon ever again unless they are specifically looking for it. I’ve decided that I should probably start printing more of my photos and I should also start looking into other ways of making them into tangible objects other than a yearly calendar (maybe a series of books or something?). Related to this, I thoroughly enjoy looking at photographs taken many years before I existed and I would be content to have some way of ensuring that some of my better shots live on after my laptop and I are gone.
So many photographers, they go out of their way to publicize themselves and to search out success,” he added. “Saul never did it. He photographed because he loved taking photographs.