I’ve no idea if they were feeling ten feet tall, but they were actually almost that tall.
Sunday, November 8, 2015
In between the time of slacking off a bit and spending much leisure time on photo contests, I went to Daido’s exhibition on its last day in town yesterday morning. Not all the images on display are his best but they are invariably filled with the style and taste one will know distinctive about Daido’s works. The one prominent thing about the master’s shots is that the image quality, hence the grade of camera or lens, is virtually irrelevant. Not even the photographic skill. The gem is in the idea and theory the creator has in every single recorded scene through his eye. The coarseness, imperfection and split-moment impulse are conspicuously flowing in the mastery shots – we all know that Daido celebrates imperfect images, don’t we?
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Friday, July 31, 2015
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
It seems that ages have passed since the last post on GXG. Some personal business has forbidden me to take as many photos and post as frequently. I have not quitted though, and even managed to win a humble prize in a local photography contest. An interesting thing is that the longer I stopped reading news about cameras and photography, the less I fancied new cameras, which was a good news for my wallet. While people are selling the GR in expectation of a new release soon, I still have to take full use of it. It is such a capable tool. Afterall, there are still three other cameras in the cabinet waiting to be used.
Friday, April 17, 2015
The scene presented itself when I walked past this sitting out area around a corner. How the light fell on the folk and his newspaper caught my eye and snap snap snap the camera shutter went. I have been taking photos daily still, and am brewing an idea for a project to enter into a photo contest. This Saturday I will be attending a prize presentation ceremony for finalists of a photo contest held by a local radio station. It feels good to put some value in the efforts I’ve been making as a hobby.
Don’t stop taking photos, mates.