Research: The Decisive Moment

Henri Cartier-Bresson talked about the ‘decisive moment‘ when ‘the visual and psychological elements of people in a real life scene spontaneously and briefly come together in perfect resonance to express the essence of that situation.’ Many people believe that photography has the unique ability to capture fleeting instances in life. Continue reading “Research: The Decisive Moment”


Communicating – Beyond the Role of the Reader

The XKCD comic called communicating resonated with me recently. I have been thinking a lot about the role of the reader and had a conundrum after my grandmother asked me to read a book that she had really enjoyed. After a bit of research I discovered we had a copy of The Question by Jane Asher in our library’s county storage. A couple of months ago I sat down with the book and started reading. By the time I reached the end I was rather shocked, annoyed and upset by the ending of a book that my grandmother had specifically asked me to read. Continue reading “Communicating – Beyond the Role of the Reader”