Category Archives: Point of view

POINT OF VIEW

A wise photographer told me  ”when you can’t seem to find the photo. . . turn around or come in from a different angle”   Where is the light in reference to the subject.  Here is an example. During a … Continue reading

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FIND A UNIQUE POINT OF VIEW

Making a good photo that tells a story usually takes some thought.  It is rare to pull your camera up and go snap, snap and have a unique photograph.   This business of pulling the camera up fast and blasting … Continue reading

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WEATHER

I was at the Santa Fe Photo Workshops. Arthur Meyerson was teaching.  Arthur is a great photographer from Houston Texas.   It was raining in Santa Fe that day.  Our usual workshop schedule was to break for lunch then go … Continue reading

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ALBUQUERQUE BALLOON FESTIVAL

  Every year there is a hot air balloon festival in Albuquerque.   There is color galore! Photographers eye candy.  As the sun comes up the pilots start to inflate the balloons.  The beautiful early morning light that lasts just … Continue reading

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COLOR CAN MAKE A PHOTO UNIQUE

Sometimes it is the color in the photograph that makes it unique. In this case it was Kodak’s EIR film.   Sometimes it’s the subject.  Usually it’s both.

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POINT OF VIEW AGAIN

Sometimes you can pick the right place and wait for the photo to come into frame.    As with any discipline it takes commitment, effort and time. In this case I sat down to steady the camera and shot may … Continue reading

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ZEN WEATHER

One of our greatest living photographers, Jay Maisel, speaks often about “going out empty.”  Jay carries a camera all the time as does Arthur Meyerson and Seth Resnick.  I can’t remember ever seeing any of teem without one.  Each of … Continue reading

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SEEING GRAPHIC IMAGES

Photography is about seeing. . . NOT about the latest and greatest camera. Photography is also a state of mind that allows you to see the world not just in front but behind, above and below you.  Taking time to … Continue reading

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