Non-Photographers and Professionals

mickyates Falmouth, MA, Photography 5 Comments

Just posted to an online discussion in my MA Photography program – and thought I’d repost it here. The question was: ‘Describe what you think non-photographers make of professional photographers: what are the conceptions and misconceptions? Whilst I would agree that in principle all photographers as just that – photographers, there are clearly subsets of photographers. Some earn a living …

Landscape

mickyates Art, Falmouth, Landscape, MA, Masters, Photography, Travel, United Kingdom, USA Leave a Comment

I have just started my MA Photography (Falmouth University, online).  In this first week, I was was quite taken with the ‘required reading’ chapter on Territorial Photography by Joel Snyder, in the book Landscape and Power by WJT Mitchell (University of Chicago Press, 1994). Landscape is not really the centre of my photography, though I am always attracted to the genre, which …