As Time Goes By | Finding the photographer within | Steven Dempsey

Photography, for me at least, has been a solitary endeavor and I like it that way. When I grab my camera and drive to some new (or familiar) location, part of the excitement is not knowing what I will create and not having to worry about anything or anyone. I like to let what’s in front of me slowly unfold until it eventually reveals itself. Some will argue that taking a photograph is simply extracting part of a scene that already exists so there’s no real interpretation involved on the part of the photographer. I don’t subscribe to this notion. The famed photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson once said „Your first 10,000 photographs are your worst.“ I think that’s true but it took me a long time to truly understand what he meant…..

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