What Inspires Me: Neighborly Portraits in Mexico
The exquisite light comes from overhead north light it seems and the use of his skills with a minimalist equipment setup only shows more that skills, not tools make the image.
Each image is a fantastic moment in time captured to reflect the uniqueness of each subject.
This describes perfectly what I’ve felt in my heart and soul all these years – especially in my creative endeavors.
On this Thanksgiving Day, David Hobby of @Strobist has given his insights around what it means to give back to the local community using our photographic skills as currency that pays in unique ways.
How are you giving back to your local community?
(Photo by David Hobby)
A Moment in Repose
This image is part of a series I shot while in Oakland, California at the Loveolution 2011 festival in late September. I was hanging out at the SupperClub music venue where chill lounge music was being played. This woman was part of a trio of middle eastern style dancers who were performing.
Have we as photographers become so enamored with all that is digital, that we’ve lost a part of creative selves in the process?
Has the true craft of slowing down with a very limited number of shots available at a time when we were shooting analog based images given way to the pray and spray mentality that so pervades digital photography as it exists today?