The Adventures of Michael Vincent

  1. 2020 Vision | Silence

    17 Dec 2020
    Self Portrait Day 7-Silence: It has been a quiet year. This has gone beyond me being deaf. I have noticed, I haven’t spoken much. Very little conversations with others. Finger typing is not the same. To fill the atmosphere with the sound of my voice is an empty and meaningless…

  2. 2020 Vision | Identity

    17 Dec 2020
    “O would some power the giftie gie us to see ourselves as others see us”. Robbie Burns This famous qoute by Robbie Burns could easily apply to the non judgemental operation of a camera. The Camera and Lens has no opinion about you or me. If we could really see…

  3. 2020 Vision | Self Portrait

    15 Dec 2020
    The lockdown has me enjoying this time more than I expected. I have been studying Light, specifically the Light from my Studio Strobe. In Layman’s terms Off-Camera Flash. My Set-Up couldn’t be simpler. One Speedlight One Light Stand One Umbrella SOFTBOX One Wireless Trigger for the Flash and a Remote…

  4. 2020 Vision | Seeing Myself

    11 Dec 2020
    Self Portrait Day 3: Today my message is about self acceptance. My camera will not lie to me, so why should I lie to myself. Ali said “Black is Beautiful”. Being mixed race allows me the opportunity to extolle the virtues of being a beautiful shade of cafe latte brown.…

  5. 2020 VISION | Selfie

    09 Dec 2020
    The Camera doesn’t lie. It has no opinion. It has no feelings to express. It’s only job, is to harness the Light and what ever the Light illuminates. In testing my strobes today, I wanted to see how my camera responds to the various lighting patterns. I was the subject…

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