As we wander around with our cameras round our necks or you’re your shoulders or in a bag, though most prominently when it’s on display, we find, or certainly I do; that just by simply carrying a camera, it’s like you’ve got a magnet to other photographers with cameras who will smile and strike up a conversation. We carry with us this silent attractor which allows us to start conversations with anyone and more particularly with people who have an interest in photography or our fellow photographers’.
I think it’s a lovely thing that we carry this symbol around with us that attracts other people in to have conversations that leads who knows where. Just last week I was doing a photography shoot in a coastal town for overlays for the meditations on Healing with Photography video courses. It was a beautiful sunny cold day, those lovely winter days that you get. I was busy taking pictures and wherever I looked in this pretty and very much deserted town of tourists, people on the pier turned smiled and looked to speak, say hello and pass the time of day. Read More→