Monthly Archives: May 2017

Make Good Art

In a brilliant commencement speech (which you can see and read fully here), Neil Gaiman said something that later became a title of his book and has stuck with me since the first time I read it. Life is sometimes hard. Things go wrong, in life and in love and in business and in friendship and in health and in all the other ways that life can go wrong. And when things get tough, this is what you should do. […]

Photography Is Art.

This may well be the most controversial post that I will write for a long time but hear me out. It amazes me that we collectively continue to question the validity of photography as an art form even though we don’t even have a universally agreed definition of Art itself. What hope do we have for resolving this debate when we can’t agree on what art is, to begin with? With so many definitions of art around, I’ve stuck to […]

Holy Sh##! Now We Can All Be Award Winning Photographers

If you’ve been in a race to make your own ‘Award-Winning’ photos, I’m sorry to break it to you – but you’ve just lost the race to automation. Satirically named the Trophy Camera, this AI-powered camera only shoots ‘Award-Winning’ photos. Full automation seems to be the unrestrained goal of technology and that includes photography and other creative works. Consider the AI that wrote a novel and nearly won a literary award. These advances in technology may seem damning for the […]

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