The object of photography is to recognize interesting subjects and arrange them within the frame in such a way as to connect two or more subjects together to create meaning- your frame, the edges of a photograph- dictate where the subjects need to be placed or aligned within the frame. And example could be an alpine meadow in full bloom in the foreground with alpine mountains looming large in the background to emphasize where the flowers are located-

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Masterpieces

A Good photo has neat subjects, nice light, ok composition, nice tones etc- A masterpiece transports the viewer to the location as though they were right there alongside the photographer watching the scene unfold. Something In the photo will just draw you into it for a little closer look- a shadow that is placed in such a way as to cause your eye to seek out the light source, a water rainbow from…
Posted over 3 years – Leave a comment

Learnign to Really See Part 2

Nopt sure how far I’ll get with this as what I am reading is pretty deepish- Watchign John Berger’s youtube video called ‘about looking’ which states that once, paintings were singular works of art which hung in one place, were surrounded by one set of surroundings, and anyoen that wanted to swee them had ot see the same surroundings as everyoen else, so everyone’s v…
Posted about 4 years – Leave a comment

Infusing Meaning into photographs

I always say I’m goign ot ‘finish’ these short articles later, but never really get around to doing so- I’m terrible that way I guess- I find a subject I think about, write some on it, then never compelte the entire thought- oh well- / Anyways, thinking about what photographers strive to accomplish, I’ve decided that basically we are artistic peopel who wish to creat…
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Image Flow

Been learnign few things over the past few weeks, one of them about image flow, and how it affects the viewer- Seems that how a photo flows will have a direct impact on how a viewer responds to a photo or painting- / The eye tends to begin in left upper corner, or 1/3 down or so, and move in a bit of a diagonal manner to the right, so naythign in upper left corner will be dominant, upper right w…
Posted about 4 years – Leave a comment
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