Henry Wessel

Importance of acting on instinct. The first photographs are often the most interesting because they are new. The next ones become more laboured, and more like everyone else’s.


Taking images from the vantage point of the car. Then stop and explore it more. ‘Think of the process as being receptive’ Photograph anything that takes your eye.

Importance of light. In California light is very sharp.

Uses 35mm camera.

The world is filled with wonderful things.

Present world is chaos. Still photography tries to process it.

Produce a negative with as much information as possible. Then process to mirror world.

Revisits contact sheets again later to see what is interesting.

Everything is interconnected. In balance.