So, it’s been some time since I’ve talked about this camera. I credit this camera with being the camera that actually taught me what photography really was. It wasn’t the Leica M9 or Leica M8 I had before this. Wasn’t the M6 or the M3. It was this, the Sony DSC-W100. You may be thinking, […]
The hardest part of photography for me is processing. The part that pisses me off the most is processing. Basically the only thing that annoys me is processing. I fucking HATE processing. Why? Well, there are too many options. My mind changes too often. I hate being in front of a computer, yet, spend half […]
“Why do you take so many photos on the train?” I get it.It must be sort of boring to see twenty photos a week of people on the Seoul tube. Fact of that matter is, I don’t take many photos. I literally never go outside with my camera just to take photos. I don’t do […]
DEFINITION Gear Acquisition Syndrome (abbreviated to GAS) is a term used to describe an urge to acquire and accumulate lots of gear. TREATMENT None GAS hasn’t received any major medical attention. GAS is not a clinical condition. It can be the result of a psychological lack of personality. source: Wikipedia. A lot of people have asked me a […]
After taking a long time to think about a small, but emotional project I did this summer it is finally live on my portfolio website. No words, just 13 photos from one of the most important trips I’ve taken in my life. The essay is here: http://www.jtwhitephotography.com/projects-newfoundland
A project I’ve always wanted to do in Korea. “The Kids” will examine the lives of students in Korea and the pressures they face. The pressures of being perfect. Strong enough and smart enough. Innocent enough and cool enough. The project will be shot over the course of this next year. I will update the […]
Finally, after a lot of hard work my project “The Culture” is live on my portfolio. It was a long process, and it’s bittersweet to be finished. http://www.jtwhitephotography.com/projects-the-culture Brad and his family are some of the best people I’ve ever met and I can’t thank them enough for taking me in as if I was one […]
From my one night visa run to Japan. Only time for the airport and a shopping mall. Incheon, South Korea and Narita, Japan. December 6th and 7th, 2011. All images from the Leica M9P, 35mm Summilux.