Monday Missive — November 8, 2021

Quotes

Discovering the truth about ourselves is a lifetime’s work, but it’s worth the effort.” — Fred Rogers

You only struggle because you’re ready to grow but aren’t willing to let go.” -– Drew Gerald

This is the same problem I have with digital photography. The potential is always remarkable. But the medium never settles. Each year there is a better camera to buy and new software to download. The user never has time to become comfortable with the tool. Consequently too much of the work is merely about the technology. . . For good work to develop the technology needs to become as stable and functional as a typewriter.” — Alec Soth

Links
Photoessays/Bodies of Work
— 1 year, 1 town, 1 lens German street photography and music; no text or speech.
— Stephanie Shih: Still life Not really into still life myself, but these are well done and I know someone out there will appreciate them.
— I think these are some of the most artful wildlife photos I have ever seen.
— Koo Bohnchang: Silent weapons Both an interesting project and consistently exceptional minimalist images.

Post-Processing
— Colin Smith: Photoshop update

Field and Studio
— Photographing mushrooms Thanks to Steve O.
— Newfoundland I really want to get up there when the pandemic is fully over
— Creating dreamy, ethereal light.
— Bayou Josh: American dipper and gorgeous Idaho scenery

Miscellaneous
— Photobooks

Fall in New England, near Shelburne Falls in northwestern Massachusetts.

Shellburne Falls on the Deerfield Rivere in W. Mass.

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2 Responses to Monday Missive — November 8, 2021

  1. Jerry says:

    We did a 30 day trip to all the Maritime Provinces and the ferry over to New Foundland. 30 days were not enough. We were there in September 2018. I hope you make the trip.

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