Monday Missive May 2, 2016

Quotes

“My work is inviting, hopefully, it’s also evocative and tells a story. Ultimately, the goal in my work is to elicit emotion, be it wonderment, joy, silliness, happiness, solitude. I think because I shoot for feeling rather than just for a scene, perhaps that makes my vision of the world and thus my photography, different.” — Marianne Drenthe in an article by Caresse Muir; Rangefinder Aug 2011, p. 130

‘Be suspicious of thoughtless praise. When you want to learn, your more faithful teacher isn’t praise but constructive feedback from someone who is making art that’s stronger than yours.” – David du Chemin June 8, 2015

“I want to sing like the birds sing, not worrying about who hears or what they think.” — Rumi

Links

Imperfectly Invisible If you read any of these, read this one.
Exquisite Portraits of Older Women
Color Correction in Lightroom
Focus Stacking is Not Just for Macro
Put People In Your Landscapes
Practical Tips for Macrophotography
Renaissance Cat Ladies
60 Great BW Images
Lens Focus Calibration This can be important if your shots are not sharp. I had to send my camera back because it was so far off, even the fine tuning wasn’t enough.
Low Light Photography Tips
Making a Custom Brush

Brookside Garden Butterfly House is open.  Check their website for times; $8 admission.

Brookside Garden Butterfly House is open. Check their website for times; $8 admission.

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