Good photography is all too often taken for granted. An art form bastardised by the invention of apps such as Instagram, any old Tom, Dick or ‘Arry can run a photo through a filter and call it art nowadays, but a good photo takes as much thought and invention as any masterpiece. Photographs capture an instant, a slice of the perpetual pendulum that is time.
In one click of a shutter Dags Webb captures such occasions and shares them with us wannabe Mario Testino’s of the Instagram world. With a body of work ranging from portraiture to life in London and plenty in betwixt, Dags is a very good friend of ours and an even better photographer. With a keen eye for composition, light and the beauty in what surrounds him, his photography documents experience in a very honest but aesthetically compelling way. With all his work presented in crisp monochrome, his photography has a modern edge to it whilst drawing on influential photographers of the past. Small details become paramount and his fly on the wall style presents an unobtrusive glance at a variety of subjects.
And now to the crux of this short piece, his website, go and check it out, in the words of that annoying rodent off the tele, simples.