“The biggest misconception in photography is still this: that better cameras and more knowledge make better photographs.” — David DuChemin
“If limitation spawns creativity, is the limitless resource of the Internet a good thing?” — Alec Soth
“I prefer to photograph people and try to capture an emotion which can be universally understood. Photography is the language I use to translate other cultures.” — Tina Manley
Photoessays/Bodies of Work
– Lewis Hine: Photos that ended child labor
– Family secrets
– Excellent street photography from Melbourne, AU
– Using and modifying duotones in Photoshop
– Saving color grades
– Using the selection tools effectively
– Candid photography
The B & H newsletter had the three articles below on “historical processes” that preceded film. I found them to be very interesting. Artistically, the different processes have distinctive appearance. From an historical perspective they were critical to the development of photography.
– The Salted Print Invented by Henry Fox Talbot. Part of the history of photography
– Collodion and albumen prints John Nelson of Actinic Studio gave a presentation to the Baltimore Camera club earlier this year on how to make collodian prints; the collodion process is still actively being used by some photographers for its distinct character.
Juvenile yellow-crowned night heron. Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, Washington, DC.
Panorama near the intersection of the Black Marsh and Observation Trails.
Slaty skimmer (male). Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens.