Beauty can be seen in all things, seeing and composing the beauty is what separates the snapshot from the photograph.” – Matt Hardy
Just put on the lens and go.” – Miroslav Tichy
When someone looks at an image and it beats them over the head—grabbing them by the heart to emotionally and completely pull them into it—that’s a powerful photograph. They’re not analyzing it; they’re experiencing it by having an emotional connection to that image, and they don’t even know why. The power of photography is making that connection with the viewer.” — Paul Nicklen, Photographing Wild
Photoessays/bodies of Work
– Sonia Goydenko: Fragments of Consciousness
– History of Photography: Gertrude Kasebier An interesting analysis and comparison to contemporaries
– Interesting story of domestic abuse and recovery through photography
– Josephine Sacabo: Moments of being and structures of reverie
– Create an IR effect in Photoshop
– 5 tools every photographer should know
– Don’t make these post-processing mistakes in LR
– Using in symmetry in your compositions
– Photographing fall foliage
– Doggie portraits
Paddle boarder at dawn, Avalon, NJ.
Bullfrog, Black Marsh Trail, North Point State Park
Art is a response to our humanity and the challenges it brings, not a break from it; it shouldn’t be an obligation.” — David DuChemin
I have been a witness, and these pictures are my testimony. The events I have recorded should not be forgotten and must not be repeated.” — James Nachtwey Quote taken from his homepage (www.jamesnachtwey.com)
My job as a portrait photographer is to seduce, amuse and entertain.” — Helmut Newton
– Crystal ball photography I just bought a small ball to experiment.
– HSL adjustment 38 minute video, everything you need to know
– Full-spectrum conversion 8 minute video on using a full spectrum camera on a balloon ride. Great BW images. A full spectrum camera has filters removed from the sensor so it is seensitive to UV, Visible, and IR. What the sensor sees is then controlled with filters.
– Profile with images of Eleanor Owen Kerr “On the Batture” between levees and the Mississippi River
– Feel free to break the “rules”
– Create long shadows using Photoshop 3D There is probably a lot of capability in 3D that most people, especially me, are unaware of. New Year’s resolution to learn more?
– Overcoming creative block I thought these were some of the better ideas I have seen on this topic
– How to compare two images in photoshop
– Snow Moods
– Getting accurate exposure
Crop 1. Three crops of the same image. Which do you prefer and why?
a camera gives you a license to explore.” — Adam Davies in a conversation with Ben Marcin in Bmore Art, March 6, 2018
“A tear contains an ocean. A photographer is aware of the tiny moments in a persons life that reveal greater truths.” —
Beauty can be seen in all things, seeing and composing the beauty is what separates the snapshot from the photograph.” — Matt Hardy
– 10 predictions for the future of photography
– Intro to IR photography
– Diane Arbus gets a NY Times obituary 46 years after her death Includes a video.
– Architectural keystoning: perspective control lenses vs digital correction
– Two hour video on macro and close-up photography
– Differences between phase and contrast autofocus systems
– Sandhill crane migration Very well-written story
– A photographer and his dog – how can you resist?
– Monochrome portraits by Kelly Castro
– Georgia O’Keefe on how to be an artist Applicable to photographers too
Under the highway.
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The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God.” — Anne Frank
Every single story that nature tells is gorgeous.” – Natalie Angier
I sat some minutes, lost in my thoughts of the beauty of the place.” — William O. Douglas, The Maroon Bells of Colorado
– Using Nikon’s auto fine tune properly
– Autumn in the northeast
– Fall tip – Backlighting
– Photographing nature with UV
– Black and white slides from Tri-X Great latitude; works for other BW films too.
– Increasing speed and capacity in your desktop
– Street photography: “The Sartorialist”
– Shooting birds in your backyard
Thanks to Steve Oney:
– In Memoriam: Pete Turner Excellent video by the Eastman House. Turner had an exceptional eye and amazing use of color. Also see – Peter Turner dies at 83
– And representing the other side of the spectrum (opposite UV), an article on IR with work by Laurie Klein
A house on a hill off of a dirt road in Vermont. Taken during a Piezography workshop.
New England soldier: Hiram E. Pearsons
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