THE EYE OF THE PHOTOGRAPHER:

What does a photographer see that the average person not see?  Do they see something different?  What do they look for when they see an image?  Why do their photos turn out better than yours, when you take the same picture?   Here is a perspective from a professional photographer who thought about this a lot,Continue reading “THE EYE OF THE PHOTOGRAPHER:”

DAY 4 OF 10: LEARNING TO ACTUALLY “SEE A PHOTO” OF THE WORLD YOU ARE IN.

Day Four: “Natural World” — Leading Lines A good photographer is a constant observer. Out in nature, we have opportunities to watch and study a scene, from big, sweeping changes — like the sky at dusk — to the tiniest details, like the subtle bends in bare branches in the Nevada desert: Today, capture theContinue reading “DAY 4 OF 10: LEARNING TO ACTUALLY “SEE A PHOTO” OF THE WORLD YOU ARE IN.”

EPISODE 2 OF 10! DEVELOPING YOUR EYE FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

Day Two: “Mystery” — Manipulate Light A photo can create a mood and communicate an idea that transcends its subject. At this performance at the Montreal Jazz Festival, there was a sense of anticipation, enhanced by dramatic lighting that revealed silhouettes on stage. What were we about to watch and hear? It was a mystery:Continue reading “EPISODE 2 OF 10! DEVELOPING YOUR EYE FOR PHOTOGRAPHY”