Monday Missive — December 7, 2020


Pick a project. If you are feeling a little bit bereft, pick a project. Make it revolve around your own life; make it revolve around the three square blocks where you live. Pick a project. Go make 35, no let’s make it 36 photographs. See what it might do for you. After all, it’s your autobiography. It’s your work and it’s your life.” — Keith Carter, Optic 2020

Most of the old moles I know wish they had listened less to their fears and more to their dreams.” — John Mackesy, The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse

It is our choices that show who we truly are, far more than our abilities.” — Albus Dumbledore, Harry Potter

Photoessays/Bodies of Work
– Collodion tintypes of front line health workers Excellent images, scary story. Thanks Steve O.
– Karen Miranda Rivadeneira
– Joel Meyerowitz waxes poetic over Melissa O’Shaughnessy

– Selective color adjustment: natural intense color boost
– 7 tips for more realistic composites

– Catadioptric?
– White background macro photography

– Jullia Fullerton-Batten: Creating a Photography Project of the River Thames

Unloading sugar at Tide Point. Notice the sugar falling from the bucket.

Large industrial building, Tide Point.


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