Month: January 2018

Lots of irony to be had…

So… Earlier today the top two stories on Apple’s news feed went a little something like this… Story number one, from the NBC News feed: Trump’s State of the Union theme: ‘A safe, strong and proud America’ Right next to it on the page was this from BuzzFeed News: Thousands of people were supposed to regain power in Puerto Rico on Saturday. They didn’t I’ll just let that one sink in a bit while we look at a picture from the recent past… Advertisements

Looking at it another way…

Photography is such a subjective art.. Always looking to see things in a different light… as it were… The hints and tricks abound… Leading lines , and placement of the ‘subject’ in certain areas of the frame. Quadrants, and zone focusing… Adams, and Cartier-Bresson, and any number of flash (HAH!) in the pan photographers. Fashion photographers, and street photographers, and landscape photographers… Papparazzi… Any style of photographer you can come up with… there’s a practitioner out there who claims it for the one true style… Don’t get me started on style… But as long as you take what is good, and can see your way through the pretentious and the merely stylistic nonsense… as long as you can see your way through the fluff of another trying to convince you to join their cult… you’ll be okay… Don’t let the naysayers and the “anything, as long as it’s new…” campers get to you… In whatever you do… Business, or teaching, or the law… politics… you have to decide. Will you be a sheep, following the …