Why Snapshot?

To my mind there is a vast difference between a photograph and a snapshot.
A photograph is made, the photographer has a vision for the image in mind and sets about creating it. Waiting for the right light or weather conditions and often visiting the scene several times to get it just right.
A snapshot on the other hand is taken as the opportunity arises, often with minimal thought. It is what we do on holiday, when out with family, it aids us in remembering those moments long past.
Having said that, many snapshots are perfect, just like the postcard, whilst some photographs, despite the time and effort, look like a hurried snapshot.
I take mainly snapshots, but occasionally, I get a beautiful photograph.

More of my images can be seen on smugmug and on flickr

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Lost Images 5

A year or so ago I purchased a box full of slides on ebay. They are images of Australia and New Zealand and the list in the box dates them from 1963 in Rotorua to 19740in Melbourne. These were marked " Kodak Colour Slides Dec 1973.

Lost Images 2011

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Lost Images 2012

Lost Images 2010

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