Monday Missive — May 17, 2021

Quotes

“I would look at those images and think of the possibilities. “What would it take to make photographs like that?”, I wondered.” — David DuChemin

“A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you, the less you know.” -– Diane Arbus

“Originality is neither a matter of inventiveness nor method, it is the essence of personality.” -– Edward Hopper

Links
Photoessays/Bodies of Work
– A photograph a day
– Another Western Interesting historical perspective.
– Michelle Moy Interesting use of color
– Ukraine Interesting take on street vs documentary photogaphy.

Post-processing
– Recompose any image in PS using content aware fill

Field/Studio
– Understanding “Visual weight” can help to create more compelling compositions
– Motion blur photography

Miscellany
– How photography became art

Leopard frog. This handsome prince confronted me on a trail at Gunpowder State Park/Masemore Rd. We parted amically.

Bleeding hearts from the backyard.

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