It doesn’t take a genius to see that competence is no longer about our ability to press certain buttons in a certain sequence. Far more often, competence involves the humanity required to connect with other people, in real time.” — Posted by Seth Godin on November 16, 2017
It requires emotional labor, not merely compliance.
If a photographer cares about the people before the lens and is compassionate, much is given. It is the photographer, not the camera, that is the instrument.” — Eve Arnold
All the technique in the world doesn’t compensate for the inability to notice.” –- Elliott Erwitt
– 5 masters of documentary photography
– 5 beginner mistakes Good video for novice photogs
– Off camera flash
– Street Photography Good practical thinking about street photography
– Things that you didn’t know you can do with “Fill”
– The intimate landscape
– Impressive images and advice from 10 outdoor photographers
– Using RGB curves
– Art vs Craft
– Fairy tale photos of everyday life
It has been liberating to allow myself to make work that is “really bad” without judging myself for it and without abandoning the journey.” — Claire Rosen in Imaginarium
Successful art rediscovers Beauty for us.” — Robert Adams in Beauty in Photography
What’s the best expression of that subject? That is exactly the question we try to answer: a question that can ultimately only be answered by our vision.” — David duChemin in The Soul of the Camera
– William Neill retrospective
– Adding realistic text to an object Uses several techniques including displacment map, bevel and emboss, clipping layers and smart filters/objects to make the text interact with the texture and color of a book cover.
– Adding noise creatively
– Jerry Uelsmann
– Looking at the work of painters can lead to new ways of seeing photographically
– Getting stuff done This is not only applicable to photography
– Assignment 14: Food photography
– Weegee Weegee was a famous photojournalist that is worth knowing about.
– Masking, gradients, collaging Good video at a slow pace to explain how to combine and blend images.
– Easter eggs (hidden options) in Photoshop
Pipe Smoker, Teddy Roosevelt Park, NYC, day after Thanksgiving, 2017
Water towers, NYC, from hotel room.
Experimental: Triple in-camera exposure from a moving train.
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Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.” — Dorothea Lange
The camera is an excuse to be someplace you otherwise don’t belong. It gives me both a point of connection and a point of separation.” — Susan Meiselas
Well, I try my best” —
To be just like I am
But everybody wants you
To be just like them Bob Dylan (Maggie’s Farm)
– Photography as therapy
– Motion Blur
– Marc Muench: Wildlife in the landscape Marc is always worth following
– Sensor cleaning
– The stages of becoming a photographer
– New York City from a German perspective
– TSA now checking cameras as well as devices larger than a cell phone
– Use flash to control the light
– Pet photography
– A landscape photographer’s bucket list
Sunday Farmer’s Market in Baltimore right off Pleasant Street exit from I-83. Two hours free parking nearby. Huge selection of fruits, vegetables, baked goods, live plants, flowers…..
If you try to corral or cage the photographic process, it will thumb it’s nose at you. The trick is just to flow with it and stop it when a moment of discovery has met inspiration.” — Paul Caponigro
A good snapshot stops a moment from running away.” – Eudora Welty
Photography is a language more universal than words.” – Minor White
– Macro at 1:1 and beyond
– Falls of the Columbia River gorge
– Details and grand landscapes
– Colorizing Historic BW photos Shared by Kay. This isn’t a “how to” but looks at the work involved to be accurate and the implications. Interesting video.
– Art of Photography Assignment 7: Motion
– Safety tips for travel
– Quick tips
– Finding critics
– Consider the frame
Another approach to an image posted on Feb. 27, 2017 ( http://richeskinphoto.com/blog/?p=1991). Compare and comment. Which do you prefer and why?