Posts Categorized: Musings on Photography (Page 1)

...precisely record infinite detail.

April 17th, 2014 - View Comments

Above is a line from one of the closing essays in Joel Sternfeld's American Prospects photo book written by Anne W. Tucker. While the actual statement of "infinite detail" may be a bit far fetched, there is tons more in an 8x10 negative than most photographers are probably used to. Lets just keep this in […]

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What if The Masters of Photography Used Horrendous Watermarks?

October 8th, 2012 - View Comments

Idle thought today while at work was how it seems like many amateur photographs spend more time putting elaborate watermarks on their images than they do making images worth stealing. This led to a second thought that I don't really recall ever seeing the photographs of famous art photographers with a gaudy watermark. This in […]

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The Science of Soultography

July 21st, 2012 - View Comments

"When you photograph people in colour you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in Black and white, you photograph their souls!" ~Ted Grant

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Five Types of Street Photography

August 6th, 2011 - View Comments

Five methodologies of street photography - with pictures!

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See An Accident. Make A Photograph

July 26th, 2011 - View Comments

See an accident? Make a good piece of art from it. Better than a total loss.

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Photography Advice - From 70 Years Ago

July 10th, 2011 - View Comments

A series of still applicable photography lessons written in 1941.

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Is Street Photography Actually That Dangerous?

July 7th, 2011 - View Comments

Is there really a major threat of physical violence towards street photographers?

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A Luxurious and Comfortable Room

May 21st, 2011 - View Comments

A great film vs digital quote by Thanos Siozos.

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8 Ways to Title a Photograph

February 9th, 2011 - View Comments

There are many strategies to use when naming a photograph. Here are eight of them.

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There are Fake Smiles, and then there are Fake Smiles

July 26th, 2010 - View Comments

Some digital cameras will now alter faces to add smiles. Is this a good feature?

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