Film and imaging

Disposable camera filmstrip
Duke Street Cambridge: Discarded throwaway camera filmstrip 18/11/2008

I began my transition to digital imaging when introduced to Pedro Meyer‘s work. A decade later I began the change from film. I bought my first digital camera in 2001. Slow and steady. I stopped using film altogether in the first half of 2005. Photography for me has always been about making images – pressing the shutter. I feel no differently about pressing the shutter in 2008 than I did in 1964. For me digital imaging is no different from film based photography. The skill set is the same. The craft – that’s a different matter.

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Brian Curtis

On a sad note. Brian Curtis founder of The Photographer’s Mail died on Thursday evening. Brian had been battling cancer.

Brian’s funeral is 1.30PM Monday the 6th of October 2008 at the Bruce Mason Centre on the corner of The Promenade and Hurstmere Road, Takapuna, Auckland.

In lieu of flowers a donation to: The North Shore Hospice, PO Box 331129 Takapuna, Auckland. Messages of condolence may be sent to: Deb Curtis, 48 Valley View Road Glenfield, Auckland.

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