Best of 2018

mickyates Falmouth, MA, Masters, Photography Leave a Comment

In the most recent module of my MA, we covered the power of social media, within which I assessed my current position and conducted some Instagram promotional experiments. As I noted in these posts, as a ‘data geek’ I have been tracking my ‘likes’ profile on Facebook and Instagram since 2015 – all images, genres, groups. So, at year end, it …

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 …