The Adventures of Michael Vincent

Posts tagged with vision

  1. The Joy of Seeing | My World

    31 Mar 2021

    Sight. Vision. Seeing. They sound the same, don’t they? Eyes - the tool. Sight - the ability to look and stare at things. Vision - the gift to see further with our minds into an unknown future. Seeing - a beautiful experience; the gift to interpret life right in front…


  2. 30 Day Challenege Day 16: Observing

    27 Feb 2021

    The ability to see is a wondrous gift. Vision is a spiritual gift. To observe is an intellectual decision. Observing requires looking and thinking about what I am seeing. This is where my stories come alive. The expression of life is always ready to deliver a narrative. Armed with my…


  3. 2020 Vision | Long Term View

    05 Dec 2020

    Image creation has now become a metaphor for life. Every image I create has now become the story of my life.Today, I took an unconventional view for my photographs. I chose to use my new XF50-140mm for a spot of Street Photography. This lens in my hands, feels slightly longer…


  4. 2020 Vision | Creative Vision

    07 Oct 2020

    Creative vision is where my studies are now. This means allowing life to present me with opportunities where I can create a story. I have not ventured far from home since this lockdown. All of my images have been in my neighbourhood. Fortunately, no two days are the same, I…


  5. 2020 Vision | No Room For Boredom

    06 Oct 2020

    This Pandemic may be a cause for concern, however, it shouldn’t stop us from engaging with life. I for one constantly seek out new avenues for my self expression. My online course with Joel Meyerowitz has me thinking and seeing differently. The Classic Frame of 35mm has me spending time…


  6. 2020 Vision | Looking, Seeing & Vision

    22 Sep 2020

    They sound the same don’t they? Looking. Seeing. Vision. Just because you are looking at something, have you seen it? Close your eyes? What colour do you see? With your eyes closed, what’s your vision of a better future? We are all trapped inside The Matrix - what’s your vision…


  7. 2020 Vision | Seeing in Black & White

    01 Jun 2020

    To strip a scene of its colour is to see deeper into the Light. No Colour. Different shades of Grey. A relationship with the Shadow, Contrast and Hi-Lights. The great masters like Henri Cartier Brendon, Robert Kapa, Brassai all saw the world in shades of grey. I kind of miss…


  8. 2020 Vision | Inner Vision

    10 May 2020

    This image was created a few years ago in Lebanon. It’s one of my favourites. When I saw this moment, it reminded me of an image I saw in a book about Henri Cartier Bresson. The image was of three black boys running into the ocean. This image above of…


  9. 2020 Vision | Expansion & Feeling

    22 Apr 2020

    The Fuji XF14mm F2.8 is spectacular. Along with the XF23mm/35mm/56mm and 90mm it has become my favourite Lens. What’s interesting is this Lens is a Wide Angle which is normally associated with Landscape. Of late, due to its close focussing attributes, this has become a great tool for Close up…


  10. Looking, Seeing & Vision

    08 Aug 2019

    The Vision of My LensThe Fuji Lens line up is truly fantastic. Light, agile and sharp beyond belief.I really love the XF 18-135mm - it was part of my XT1 as a kit. I have traveled the world with it and created some memorable moments. The debate between Prime Lens…


  11. Constant Improvement

    26 Dec 2018

    I have had problems with my eyes since birth. Short sighted. Coates Disease since on my left eye along with numerous operations. I had an awakening with my photography and field of view. I am right eye dominant which means I do not see the way most people do who…


  12. I See, I Feel & Create

    18 Sep 2018

    My deafness has transformed my world. I have days where I experience a sadness unlike anything I have ever known. On the flip side of this conversation is a story of profound joy. The ability to see. To rejoice. To celebrate……..The Light. Without Light, we would all experience Blindness. For…


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