Monday Missive — April 18

Quotes

The work of most artists will be dust sooner or later. The important thing is to keep the work going, to live and work with dignity and some gaiety, to get as much out of life as we can and to earn the gratitude of those who view our work.” — Kent Winchester, Albuquerque Photo Gallery

Of course, in order to make art, the frustration of not working has to be greater than the frustration of working.” — Jerry Uelsmann

There is no such thing as inaccuracy in a photograph. All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth.” — Richard Avedon

Links
Photoessays/Bodies of Work
— America in Crisis
— Wow Surf images! These are really creative and capture motion in an exceptional way
— Finding images in deep snow

Post-Processing
— MattK: Select sky vs graduated filters
— Sean Tucker: Add texture and color to your portrait backgrounds
— Whole bunch of plug-ins and filters

Field and Studio
— Crystal ball photography
— Good advice for getting the sharpest possible images

Miscellaneous
— Jerry Uelsmann dies His work was really amazing
— Panos Just pretty pictures

During the winter I keep my camera with a telephoto lens mounted on a tripod at the back window looking out on a big maple with a feeder. I randomly take a look to see if there is anything interesting. I liked the early morning light on this sparrow.

Sparrow

Pintail duck, Bombay Hook.

Oops! Sorry. Tree swallows.

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