Monday Missive — April 13, 2020

I have become interested in videography lately and have been saving some links for myself. If you are interested in seeing a few links on video, please leave a comment.

Quotes

The Photograph does not necessarily say what is no longer, but only and for certain what has been.” — Roland Barthes

When catastrophe is sequential, it eventually trains its survivors to greet terror with the serenity of the enlightened.” — Ginia Bellafante in a NY Times article

You do not validate me. I validate myself.”Billy Childish

Links
Photoessays/Bodies of Work
– Amish Credit to Steve O.
– Distancing portraits
– William Eggleston “perfectly banal, perhaps” and “perfectly boring, certainly” or “crude and simplistic” or “both alarmingly simple and utterly complex”? Great quote from Cartier-Bresson.

Post-processing
– Are you over-editing your images?
– Fun project to make a tiny planet Better yet, it shows how to use several common tools.
– Editing landscapes in LR Great for novices.
– Create and add bokeh

Miscellany
– Seth Resnick on seeing color and enhancing creativity 45 minutes but worth the time.
– Productive activities for photographers at home
– 26 photographic effects From Steve O. This is clever . . . and informative.

More backyard wildlife. For my sister who wanted to see the bunnies.

More backyard wildlife, for my sister who wanted to see the bunnies.

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4 Responses to Monday Missive — April 13, 2020

  1. Michael krebs says:

    I am interested in video stuff

    • Richard A Eskin says:

      Thanks, Michael. If I get at least 5 responses, I will start adding them. If I don’t add it here, I can send you an email with the best links.

  2. Cynthia says:

    Love seeing the bunnies!! Nature in any form, is really helping me get thru this awful crisis
    Thank you !!

  3. Walter Levy says:

    Hi Rich, this is timely… just yesterday I was thinking about creating a video using a bunch of still images, set to music. Bring it on!

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