Spotlight: Photographer, David Hicks, takes us behind the lens

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© David Hicks

Photography has always been a passion of mine, even if I’m not very good at it (… yet). So when I was made aware of David Hicks’ recent gallery in which he photographed elephants in Asia, I knew I had to find out more about how he managed to take such unique pictures. I wanted to discover the story behind the photographs.

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Tables turned

#187: Are as comfortable in front of a camera as behind one? Being written about, as well as writing?

Interesting prompt, since I believe everyone’s answer would be the same as mine…

One would only feel comfortable if the portrayal of said individual was of a positive nature.

In other words, people only feel comfortable in front of the camera, if they are confident that it will look good or that it could be approved and/or amended before being shared. Likewise with being written about – no one would want to read something horrible about themselves! On the flip side, when something nice is written about you, it fills you with happiness and who doesn’t love feeling good about themselves?!