I've realized that as our memory fades, photos become anchors to life events. I used photos to help fill in the blanks and to keep memories from evolving into happenings that didn't really happen. I started to live through the camera lens, and didn't enjoy the richness of the actual moment.
With your marriage being such a momentous occasion in your life, it's important to document the big day properly. After all, when you're reminiscing over tying the knot with your loved one, you don't want to look back at your sole wedding album and grimace at every memory.
Come on! You were having fun a second ago. Geez, you're so literal...a few minutes ago. Remember way back then? Ah, the laughter. You don't have to be having a great time right now, you just have to look like you're having a great time.
In a fair and truly gender-equitable world, there would be an equal assortment of nude shots featuring both genders, and we wouldn't be conditioned to perceive of them as anything other than damn fine.
Halloween, a time to push the limits in editing photographs, a chance to break the rules and to have so much fun doing it. Every year, my daughter and her friends pose to provide images of imaginary characters in an imaginary world. I just love creating these images year after year.
It's a simple question, one that many of us ask ourselves at some point. While scrolling through #tbt photos on Instagram, Danielle Delph, a Portland-based artist, had an epiphany: she wanted to explore the idea concretely.
In life we tend to look at the success of others and wonder if our story could ever resemble theirs. So many people turn the other cheek and accept a life of mediocrity, but it doesn't have to be this way. Chris Ozer proves that where there's a will there's a way.
Where does all the time go? Does it sit in a plastic bin of photos, waiting to be let out like a genie in a bottle, taking me back to moments I would never remember without these glossy images to remind me?