Closed Until Further Notice (black and white photograph)

In the moment

April 23, 2022 Paul Politis 0

*** “Street photography is very difficult. The number of really good pictures that you get is very small in comparison to the number of pictures […]

Wonderful Ghost (black and white photograph)

That elusive wonder

December 18, 2021 Paul Politis 2

“Wonder, and its expression in poetry and the arts, are among the most important things which seem to distinguish men from other animals, and intelligent […]

River Walk, Chicago (black and white photograph)

Abstractions

July 6, 2021 Paul Politis 0

Here are some quotes from the Dutch painter Piet Mondrian accompanied by a few of my black and white photos. I’m aware that it is […]

Yo (colour photograph)

On camera

July 5, 2021 Paul Politis 2

The other day, I picked up my copy of Art & Fear and started reading at a random page. It’s one of those books where […]

Untitled (black and white photograph)

Balancing chaos

June 21, 2021 Paul Politis 0

“It’s very spiritual because you’re suddenly seeing the coherence and the interconnectedness of everything — left to right, top to bottom, front to back. It’s […]

Two Rooms (black and white photograph)

Out of nothing

June 1, 2021 Paul Politis 0

To me, one way of looking at this odd building is as some strange creature peering out over the makeshift wooden fence. It’s not threatening […]

Hotel Sign Detail (black and white photograph)

Familiarity breeds

May 27, 2021 Paul Politis 0

One thing, of course, about wandering the same areas repeatedly is that one has the opportunity to see how things look at different times of […]

Untitled (black and white photograph)

Freedom

February 5, 2021 Paul Politis 1

“Don’t bother about your originality, set yourself just as free as you can and your originality will take care of you. It will be as […]

Rube Goldberg Machine (black and white photograph)

Feedback loop

December 5, 2020 Paul Politis 0

“Technique must be solid, positive, but elastic, must not fall into formula, must adapt itself to the idea. And for each new idea there must […]

For the joy of seeing

December 1, 2020 Paul Politis 0

“Why is photography, like the other arts, that kind of intoxication? And a quieter pleasure too, so that occasionally photographers discover tears in their eyes […]