What I’m documenting can be hard to distill, because it’s all around us like the air we breathe. I often need to go to a place where I can capture extreme moments.” – Lauren Greenfield
I wanted to make pictures that felt natural, that felt like seeing, that didn’t feel like taking something in the world and making a piece of art out of it.” – Stephen Shore
There’s something arbitrary about taking a picture. So I can stand at the edge of a highway and take one step forward and it can be a natural landscape untouched by man and I can take one step back and include a guardrail and change the meaning of the picture radically… I can take a picture of a person at one moment and make them look contemplative and photograph them two seconds later and make them look frivolous.” – Stephen Shore
– Editing your own work I think most of us have faced this issue
– The art of travel photograpy Long video on travel
– Quick mask mode in PS
– Neutral density filters
– Curate your slides
– Spirit bears and the temperate rain forest
– Awesome time lapse of Canadian wilderness with discussion of how he made it
– Finalists for World Press Photo of the year Be prepared for some heart breaking images.
– Confidential male initiation in Senegal Interesting images and cultural story.
– Is scouting landscape locations worthwhile?
Waiting for summer at Sandy Point Beach, MD. Nikon D800E, 80-400 @ 330, f/5.6, 1/640, ISO 200.
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… creativity is about two things: the way we think, and the way we turn those thoughts into reality.” — David duChemin
We all start in this medium because of the magic and the challenge is to keep it going.” – John Sexton
I like the simple things. I don’t know why. I’m that way. I came from a simple place.” – Harry Callahan
– Stuck in a rut? Use color to rev your engine
– Progress in cell phone image quality over the last 5 years
– Mastering the pen tool If you make selections, this is really helpful.
– Caponigro: Creative process
– Processing night photography
– Creature captures
– What’s new in Lightroom?
– Compositing in “mini-people”
– Color matching when compositing Good on details of compositing.
From George Spicer:
– Creating depth with color
Congaree National Park, SC
The choice of motivation is a fork in the road. … It changes the story we tell ourselves.” — Posted by Seth Godin on February 02, 2018
Photographs can be reduced to light, lines and moments. Everything else is derivative, a subcategory or effect of those three fundamentals.” — David duChemin
But the truth is, it’s not the idea, it’s never the idea, it’s always what you do with it.” — Neil Gaiman
– Understanding raw processors
– Fan Ho, BW master street photographer
– Working with layers in PS
– Part 2 of Mastering your craft: Overcoming obstacles to mastery
– Part 3 of Mastering your craft
– Getting your LR CC images back from the cloud
– The Kallitype process
– Accessories for macro photography
– Changing color in LR There are similar controls in Camera Raw if you use PS. It also seems you could do similar things with a color layer.
Catwoman waiting for you in the dark.
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Begin. With the humility of someone who’s not sure, and the excitement of someone who knows that it’s possible.” Posted by Seth Godin on January 25, 2018
Can anything be sadder than work left unfinished? Yes, work never begun.” – Christina Rossetti
“…how extraordinary the commonplace world can be–miracles can come from it.” —
– Photographic “Portals”
– Save paper and ink, soft proof before printing!
– One click selection in PS and defringing with decontaminate colors Really helpful video if you use selections
– TEDx: Two views in documentary photography
– Photo blinds
– Barriers to mastering your craft
– Clarification on Zion tripod ban
– Optimizing a PC for LR
From Harry Bosk:
– New copyright rules make registration more expensive for more than 750 images at a time but there are positives too:
– Infringement now applies for each image
Petrified Forest National Park, Nizhoni Point Overlook. Taken during an artist residency in 2012.