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Monday Missive — May 3, 2021

Quotes “Don’t try to lessen yourself for the world; let the world catch up to you.” — Beyonce Knowles “As it also turns out, knowing where best to point your camera requires a skill set whose precepts appear to be … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — August 3, 2020

Quotes “A democracy cannot thrive where power remains unchecked and justice is reserved for a select few. Ignoring these cries and failing to respond to this movement is simply not an option—for peace cannot exist where justice is not served.” … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — December 2, 2019

Quotes “The question is not, “Should I manipulate a photograph?” Since the invention of photography, all kinds of things have been done to photographs. The question is, “What happens when I do or don’t manipulate a photograph?” — John Paul … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — November 25, 2019

Quotes “I tend to question photography, not regurgitate it.” — Duane Michals “I think photographs should be provocative and not tell you what you already know. It takes no great powers or magic to reproduce somebody’s face in a photograph. … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — November 18, 2019

Quotes “I became wary of simple interpretations that assumed fixed and final meanings.” – John Pfahl “Great photography is always on the edge of failure.” – Garry Winogrand “My photographs are not pure: they are a seething wealth of imperfection.” … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — September 2, 2019

Quotes “Three rules of work: Out of clutter find simplicity. From discord find harmony. In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity.” — Albert Einstein “It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — June 24, 2019

Quotes “Don’t cheat the world of your contribution. Give it what you’ve got.” – Steven Pressfield “A very subtle difference can make the picture or not.” – Annie Leibovitz “I want to make photographs whose very ambiguity provokes thought, rather … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — October 29, 2018

Quotes “The mystery isn’t in the technique, it’s in each of us.” — Harry Callahan, More Joy of Photography by Eastman Kodak (Editor) “Surrealism is destructive, but it destroys only what it considers to be shackles limiting our vision.” — … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — September 17, 2017

Quotes “Just put on the lens and go.” – Miroslav Tichy “The best critiques I’ve seen are not about the image’s technical properties. The best critiques question why the photograph was created in the first place.” — CJ Chilvers in … Continue reading

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September 3, 2018

Quotes “Your photography is a record of your living, for anyone who really sees.” — Paul Strand Results are uncertain even among the more experienced photographers. — Matthew Brady There is only you and your camera. The limitations in your … Continue reading

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Monday Missive — August 13, 2018

Quotes “Reality-based reality: It’s ever easier to weave our own reality … . We can invent our own rules, create our own theories, fabricate our own ‘facts’. It turns out, though, that when your reality is based on actual reality, … Continue reading

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Delaware Horseshoe Crabs

While my interest in natural history has added very little to my sum of achievement, it has added immeasurably to my sum of enjoyment in life. — Theodore Roosevelt Every year a major ecological happening occurs along the shores of … Continue reading

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