Poetry remains a strong interest of mine. I have written poems on and off for more than 20 years. I have assembled all my poems (at least the ones I can find so far) into one collection. Check out the site poet.sherwinjames.com. This is just a start.
I have always had a strong interest in the mechanics and process of thought, particularly on how it relates to communities, groups or masses. We all have thoughts – most we keep to ourselves; some we share; a few we scream to the world. We often think that our thoughts are completely unique. On the [...]
In my online and real-world travels I often come upon discussions on the categorization and compartmentalization of photography. It often starts with questions like “What genre is this photo?” or “Would you consider this fine art?” or “Is this photography or graphic art?“. I sometimes wonder if such questions, or rather the resulting attempts to [...]
I have created a new experimental social site at www.thinkasmany.com. Give it a try.
The very title of this post implies two ideas which I do not believe in – truth and absolute (see my previous posts) – so you can guess what my answer to that question would be – No. As with everything else in life, the measure of selflessness among us humans (I can’t really speak [...]
There are times that we must reach out. Reach out for help. Reach out for acknowledgment. Reach out to assist. Reach out to be heard. Reach out of your comfort zone.
Over the past couple of years I’ve grown to really enjoy capturing moments on digital film. At first it was the techy in me that drew me to the pretty cool gizmo that is the digital camera. How does this thing work? What would happen if I do this? Why does the shutter speed affect [...]