Writings

Street Photography, Beyond Coincidence
Street photography has more to offer than captured coincidences. By looking at its roots, we see its true value.
The Sensational Nothingness of Weightloss
We talk about burning fat, but we cannot feel the heat. We talk about metabolisms speeding up, but there is no sense of acceleration...
Drawing Blood: A Monumental Conundrum
Is vandalism ever legitimate as art or protest? Is it possible for the State to act as vandals? And can vandalism, itself, be vandalised?
Street Photography, Beyond Coincidence
Street photography has more to offer than captured coincidences. By looking at its roots, we see its true value.
The Sensational Nothingness of Weightloss
We talk about burning fat, but we cannot feel the heat. We talk about metabolisms speeding up, but there is no sense of acceleration...
Drawing Blood: A Monumental Conundrum
Is vandalism ever legitimate as art or protest? Is it possible for the State to act as vandals? And can vandalism, itself, be vandalised?
Street Photography, Beyond Coincidence
Street photography has more to offer than captured coincidences. By looking at its roots, we see its true value.
The Sensational Nothingness of Weightloss
We talk about burning fat, but we cannot feel the heat. We talk about metabolisms speeding up, but there is no sense of acceleration...
Drawing Blood: A Monumental Conundrum
Is vandalism ever legitimate as art or protest? Is it possible for the State to act as vandals? And can vandalism, itself, be vandalised?
Embracing Failure in Photography
If, at best, just 0.1% of an artist’s effort is successful, how is the overwhelming “failure” to be understood?
Nina Simone, Duende, and Pastel Blues
Nina Simone’s Pastel Blues is a true embodiment of duende — the rare depth and darkness that impels her work.
Black Is King: Africa Beyoncéfied
One can fairly assume that patty-fying Africa is not Beyoncé’s intention, but if Black is King’s aim is not to represent a real-life place, what is it intended?
Embracing Failure in Photography
If, at best, just 0.1% of an artist’s effort is successful, how is the overwhelming “failure” to be understood?
Nina Simone, Duende, and Pastel Blues
Nina Simone’s Pastel Blues is a true embodiment of duende — the rare depth and darkness that impels her work.
Black Is King: Africa Beyoncéfied
One can fairly assume that patty-fying Africa is not Beyoncé’s intention, but if Black is King’s aim is not to represent a real-life place, what is it intended?
Embracing Failure in Photography
If, at best, just 0.1% of an artist’s effort is successful, how is the overwhelming “failure” to be understood?
Nina Simone, Duende, and Pastel Blues
Nina Simone’s Pastel Blues is a true embodiment of duende — the rare depth and darkness that impels her work.
Black Is King: Africa Beyoncéfied
One can fairly assume that patty-fying Africa is not Beyoncé’s intention, but if Black is King’s aim is not to represent a real-life place, what is it intended?
Watchmen, Anchors & This Extraordinary Being
As anchor episodes go, what makes Watchmen episode six so… Extraordinary? Beside the rest, it’s a masterclass of meta.
Parents are the Worst
Is white guilt the solution to the failings of American public schools, or does Nice White Parents simply miss the point on race?
Digitisation & Fulfilment in Photography
...it remains the case that, as humans, the more we use our body and mind in unison to skilfully perform a challenging act, the more we can gain.
Watchmen, Anchors & This Extraordinary Being
As anchor episodes go, what makes Watchmen episode six so… Extraordinary? Beside the rest, it’s a masterclass of meta.
Parents are the Worst
Is white guilt the solution to the failings of American public schools, or does Nice White Parents simply miss the point on race?
Digitisation & Fulfilment in Photography
...it remains the case that, as humans, the more we use our body and mind in unison to skilfully perform a challenging act, the more we can gain.
Watchmen, Anchors & This Extraordinary Being
As anchor episodes go, what makes Watchmen episode six so… Extraordinary? Beside the rest, it’s a masterclass of meta.
Parents are the Worst
Is white guilt the solution to the failings of American public schools, or does Nice White Parents simply miss the point on race?
Digitisation & Fulfilment in Photography
...it remains the case that, as humans, the more we use our body and mind in unison to skilfully perform a challenging act, the more we can gain.
Take Your Time
During lockdown, our individual perspectives of time were shaken. If time is subjective, what do we do with it?
Rome Knows
Eroticism versus evangelism, affluence versus austerity, Venus versus Jesus. The conflict leaves dirt between the polished cobbles...
The Gravity of Athens
Athens is constantly spilling onto itself; not quite in chaos, but close to the edge; held intact by the same tension that would threaten to pull it apart...
Take Your Time
During lockdown, our individual perspectives of time were shaken. If time is subjective, what do we do with it?
Rome Knows
Eroticism versus evangelism, affluence versus austerity, Venus versus Jesus. The conflict leaves dirt between the polished cobbles...
The Gravity of Athens
Athens is constantly spilling onto itself; not quite in chaos, but close to the edge; held intact by the same tension that would threaten to pull it apart...
Take Your Time
During lockdown, our individual perspectives of time were shaken. If time is subjective, what do we do with it?
Rome Knows
Eroticism versus evangelism, affluence versus austerity, Venus versus Jesus. The conflict leaves dirt between the polished cobbles...
The Gravity of Athens
Athens is constantly spilling onto itself; not quite in chaos, but close to the edge; held intact by the same tension that would threaten to pull it apart...
Neal's Snapshot Newsletter
The full newsletter of Neal's Snapshot - a guided tour of Bucharest.
Neal's Snapshot Newsletter
The full newsletter of Neal's Snapshot - a guided tour of Bucharest.
Neal's Snapshot Newsletter
The full newsletter of Neal's Snapshot - a guided tour of Bucharest.
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