Drawing Inspiration – Grey Villet Drawing Inspiration is a series of posts dedicated to photographers who have inspired me. If possible, I’ve included a quote and a link to their work.
Many of the printed manuals manuals that come with todays cameras are an abbreviated version of the full manual.
The words we choose are important and they can change your mind when it comes to your photography.
Good article from the The Observer about street photography.
Among others, some of the photographers who influenced me are mentioned.
Lee Friedlander, André Kertéz, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Frank, Garry Winogrand and Helen Levitt.
Although we’re working with a camera, we’re using the camera to record light much like a writer uses a pen to record their words.
Don’t believe what I, or any of your other teachers, tell you.
I talk about the camera as doing three things and, in order to help photographers to begin to develop a thought process behind their pictures, these three things MUST be done in consciously by the photographer .
Everybody seems to look for rules that will make their photography easier and better.
While rules may make your picture making easier, I don’t think rules make your photography better or help you to be a better photographer.