Photographers were invited to join Fotobuddies for a number of reasons:
- They are all photographers with whom I regularly take photographs – hence Fotobuddies!
- They are all photographers who THINK about their photography and are happy to share their thoughts, opinions and knowledge.
- They take great photos, have distinct photographic styles and, between them, they cover a variety of genres
The brief for selecting images was very simple: choose your 12 favourite images.
I found a derelict cottage on the island of Scalpay and, like many other photographers who travel to the Outer Hebrides, I was drawn to make images of it – but why? Of course, there are multiple reasons, from pure documentation of the scene through to voyeuristic attempts to spy into someone else’s former life. Personally, I am not…
I visited Skaw, Unst on 3 separate days in 2018. This paper looks at the different compositions taken across the 3 days looking at why I have classified them as Successful or Unsuccessful. It is a technique for trying to try and understand why I become motivated to press the shutter. Starting with my definition of what makes a…
Try this as an exercise. You’ve got three minutes. Describe your image and give me some idea of what motivated you. Intimidating? Impossible? Here’s how.