Monday Missive — June 5, 2017


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 ( Compare and comment. Which do you prefer and why?

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2 Responses to Monday Missive — June 5, 2017

  1. Ran Zeimer says:

    your image does engage with its texture, mood, composition. in that respect it is for me a work of art. however it raises for me the somewhat academic question of what constitutes a photograph.

    • Rich says:

      Two responses to what constitutes a photograph. In this case the image was made by a “photographic process” by light hitting a photosensitive material to record an image, and subsequently manipulating and combining those images. So in a technical sense, it is surely a photograph. More broadly I am interested in creating images rather than simply making photographs. If the image elicits an emotional response it is successful regardless of label applied to it.

      Thanks for looking and for commenting.

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