The ‘straight’ shot is often not enough.
Forms of photographic expression have been engaged.
Often they are lengthy, tedious, inconsistent and yet...
ANSELL ADAMS Snake river. Print from transparency. Smithsonian Institute.
Sorry to say, Grandpa. Adams did quite a bit of work in...
[ATTACH] this photo was recorded, processed and presented without altering any aspect other than whatever the settings on the camera provided and...
Like string art.
All this doesn’t mean that a realistic image isn’t in order.
But we all know how much cheating is involved here....
Some interesting reflections here.
As for Ansell Adams, (not to be confused with all the other Adams photographers) he definitely had an agenda....
Some ideas come as a result of long term thought processes and learning new techniques.
This image has its origin in simple abstraction, then...
I understand that, on some occasions it will be necessary to be factual in recording the image and transferring it to the media of choice.
[ATTACH] Over the years I’ve found myself less interested in realism in photography and more in my interpretation of what I see on a daily basis....
Laugh all you like Grandpa. That’s the way it can be seen.
Amateur you are, no doubt. It’s a culture, like engineering. It has its own...
That sort of thinking is a product of our current sub-culture of amateur photographers.
We compare instead of just look.
We look for the how.
Nicely put point of view.
It’s a pleasure to read how another mind works.
My photo will invoke a response, even if it is to walk away after one...
From my end, I’m feeling just fine. Happy as. Friendly, pleasant, courteous.
It must be your feelings you can feel.
Not much I can do about that....
You know what bees are like.
I go with what I can get then fiddle at home.
Gosh, Traveler. I didn’t mean to hurt your feelings, although you’re quite within your rights to have them hurt.
How much caring is expected?...
Some might want that to be true, Joe.
Unfortunately it’s not.
Tone deafness isn’t a thing.
We can all differentiate between tones otherwise we...
You did well to find that.
I had considered removing it.
I left it for many reasons.
It’s a ‘Where’s Wally’ surprise.
It would be contrary to my...
Just a perspective thing, dan.
Nothing to worry about.
I'm OK with ODD, K9.
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