I can’t believe I’m at week 7 of this project. It almost seems like its been an eternity already. Not wishing when is it going to end but how is it going to turn up. I want to make something clear before the weeks continue to add up. I photograph because I love the craft and I photograph for myself.
Prime Lens Eyes
Photography gives me another view, a prime view we can call it. Our eyes are like to two prime lenses, always active, always surveying, and always photographing. Also, I want it to clarify, that I don’t take a long time to write the narratives that go along with the imagery. These words are simply my own words as I type them across my desktop, laptop, and yes even mobile phone. I write in moments, sometimes getting a thought and quickly writing it down on my blackberry and just letting it run loose. I suppose that’s called freestyle writing and that’s the aim of this journal. Its actually quite a cathartic process — just writing what you feel, without editing anything, just letting go and that’s how I like to write these. I suppose some may label me as a bad writer but its not my main focus and I certainly don’t want these posts to be a drag.
With that said, another week came and went and its almost unbelievable how these frames develop. They must be the most mundane of places and because of this, its exactly what intrigues me the most, that our eyes [and our camera lens as an extension in and off itself] can ravage a scene in a micro second and create a different perspective of life. A perspective that can sometimes be representative of the truth and at other times be something completely different.