Monday Missive — Nov. 7, 2016


Our job is to record, each in his own way, this world of light and shadow and time that will never come again exactly as it is today.” — Edward Abbey

“…in the end, creativity is a gift to the creator, not just a gift to the audience.Elizabeth Gilbert in Big Magic.

The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” — Picasso


– Caribou and morning fog in the Kenai Peninsula, AK
– Extension tubes vs diopters, focus stacking and tilt-shift lenses
– Card wars: Cfast vs XQD for replacing the existing Compact Flash and SD cards. What the future holds.
– The exposure triangle Basic but a good read for beginners.
– A collation of blogs by some of the best. David du Chemin’s Craft and Vision site is really good and he has collected ongoing submissions by some of the best photographers. Worth visiting weekly.
– This Street Photography article is from the Craft and Vision blog
– Make stronger BW images in LR
– Photographing Native American People and Lands
– Getting Sharper Images
– Still life photography This looks like fun if you have a couple of flashes and an old fish tank.
– Sharper images
– Editing children’s portraits This uses a child as an example but illustrates some really critical controls that can be used on almost any subject to really make your subject pop.


Decaying barn on Route 209 in the Delaware River Water Gap. Taken at a John Barclay workshop, 2016.

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