From where I am sitting in New Zealand the advent of phone photography has contributed to the understanding and appreciation of Photography as an art form. Some would disagree but I think people are realising that they can make images with their phone and that some people do it better than others. Photography as an art form is coming of age. Galleries are happy to show photography and the public are flocking through their doors. The fact that I sold 10 fine art images at my recent exhibition in Auckland supports this statement. I know two other photographers who have sold works these past few weeks. Photography is collectible. Continue reading
Exhibiting during the Auckland Festival of Photography – is it madness or pure pleasure? Well it is all of that and more. Exhibiting is a roller coaster of emotions… I often wondered why I had agreed to say yes! But I am delighted I did.
Initially 6-8 months out from the exhibition date I made the decision to have an exhibition it seemed easy enough back then. I also wanted a solo show, my first. So I had months to think about it and so with a flippant yes I was committed. Continue reading