Monday Missive — October 4, 2021


“Novice photographers . . . who react to a photograph with ‘I would have done it differently’ miss the chance to learn from this more useful question: ‘I wonder why that much more seasoned photographer made that particular choice?'” — David DuChemin

“He captures light by painting its slow diminishment…” — Linda Pastan

“No teacher, preacher, parent, friend
Or wise man can decide
What’s right for you — just listen to
The voice that speaks inside.” — Shel Silverstein

Photoessays/Bodies of Work
– Albarran Cabrera Interesting images done with alternative techniques.


– Photographic toning with gradient maps
– Adobe is adding masking to Camera Raw and Lightroom in an October 26 upgrade

– Ted Forbes: Composition
– Shooting black and white from Moscow to Beijing
– Seascapes and the importance of shutter speed Also a bit about the “Giant’s Causeway;” fabulous seascapes.

– Comedy wildlife photo awards Make time for this one just because it’s fun.
– Eve Arnold, Berenice Abbott and Robert Adams
– The very beginning of photography Really well done, and explains the egos, financial stakes and convergence of methods.
– Two landscape photographers who transport their viewers with their images

Joe Pye Weed. Pollinators love it.

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3 Responses to Monday Missive — October 4, 2021

  1. cynthia says:

    This statement holds true for most things. We can always gain something by understanding and appreciating how others see things.

  2. Suku says:

    Hi Rich
    Add me to your list.

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