Once upon a time, we might have said that the festive season is the time for taking pictures of our nearest and dearest. Now, though, all of the time is that time, so we spoke to photographer and director Matt Russell about how to make your Christmas pictures stand out, whether you’re taking pictures of your nan falling asleep next to the tree, or of the festive feast that you’ve laid on.
On Tuesday evening, despite occupying a position of near complete ignorance on the subject, I attempted to explain the concept of geocaching to a friend. As far as I understand, someone hides something somewhere out of the way, posts the location someplace online and waits for someone else to find it. I went on to say that the treasure might not be valuable in a monetary sense, and at that, my friend’s interest waned even more.
This is the Way: Gavin Corbett’s Photo Sketchbook, a set on Flickr.
Here Gavin Corbett introduces This is the Way and writes about the inspiration and influences behind the novel which has already attracted so much praise. Corbett’s photographs of Dublin can be seen in the above slideshow. Read more…