Photographer's Diary

Photograph, drawing or nothing at all: How do you decide?

Photograph, drawing or nothing at all: How do you decide?

My career in photography began about 15 years ago, somewhat by accident. I needed to capture still images from which I drew true-to-life pencil studies; so, in the beginning and rather sacrilegiously, photography was a means to an end. I was however seduced by the clarity and immediacy of photography and the impact it had on the viewer. I would show my photographs to friends and family and the response was often ‘oh wow!’ and this instant positive reaction, now given by my clients, has never lost its appeal. The world through a lens seemed larger than life and I was able to observe detail I’d not seen before - I was hooked...