Polaroid People of Antigua

Blue.   Vorn.   Mr Papaya.   The beautiful boy who showed us his garden – ginger, oregano, basil, pineapples, bananas. Thank you to the warm, bright-eyed people of Antigua who left a little sweetness in my heart to take onwards with me. Camera: SLR680 Film: The Impossible Project Colour 600 with Gold and Silver […]

Caribbean Black and White

In all that Caribbean exotic colour it went against logic to take any black and white Polaroid film. Very glad I did. Wish I’d played with a lot more. There’s always the next time…             Antigua, 27 March – 5 April 2014 The Impossible Project Black and White 600 Film. […]

The generation of greatness

Edwin H Land, founder of Polaroid and creative genius, back in the 1950’s spoke of a generation of greatness. If further evidence of his visionary nature is required Land also said that one day we would have a camera with us all the time and use it through the day as much as we use […]

Rumi: Two types of intelligence

There are two kinds of intelligence: one acquired, as a child in school memorizes facts and concepts from books and from what the teacher says, collecting information from the traditional sciences as well as from the new sciences. With such intelligence you rise in the world. You get ranked ahead or behind others in regard […]

Cornish Waves

My Polaroid camera has this magical ability to lead me to the beautiful people and places. Right from our first encounter which was mixed in with the streets of San Francisco, a generous photographer and a bright sky bike ride across Golden Gate Park from Ocean Beach to deliver his films for developing to a […]