“…A lot of people involved in photography don’t really like photography…”


This is a quote from Colin Pantall’s blog which I found most interesting:

“…The emphasis is on looking, on touching and taking pleasure in photography and I wonder if this is not part of a shift in photography into something a little more pleasurable than some of the hairshirt attitudes alive and kicking in photography.

Sometimes you get the feeling that a lot of people involved in photography don’t really like photography or even looking at pictures (Susie Linfield wrote a book on this). To make a cooking analogy, it would be as if a food critic was only interested in the nutritional values or the source of the ingredients and was not at all interested in the taste, the smell or the texture of the food….”

About christian harkness

Photographer and printmaker; living and working in north Florida.
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