The Strength of Color and how it relates to photography

March 25, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
Colors in a photograph can affect the mood of a scene and how we interpret it. They can be described as calming, exciting, placid, bright, brilliant, or dull. Well positioned within a frame, the colors alter how the photograph is perceived. Furthermore, they can be enhanced through saturation, hue, and luminance. This allows the photographer to cha...
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Am I done learning from others? Sort of!

February 18, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
I am an advocate of learning as much as you can about various photographic techniques and from individual photographers as possible. All this learning leads to something wonderful, the development of your own unique vision of how an individual perceives the world around him through photography. Speaking for myself, I always strive to learn differe...
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When do I "break the rules?"

February 03, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
The rules of composition were established by the Masters of Art(Davinci, Michaelangelo) eons ago. These rules were used to create a journey in an image and to keep the viewer captivated. The masters wanted to keep their audience from looking away from their art. Some examples of rules are: The horizon line in the top 1/3 or bottom 1/3 of the image...
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What is a reflection and How I use it!

February 03, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
Webster's dictionary defines reflection as an image that is seen in a mirror or on a shiny surface. It is the return of light or sound waves from a surface. The light that is not reflected is absorbed by a surface. A majority of objects absorb some light that hits them. When the object completely absorbs the light, the surface is black. A surface t...
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The "Feeling" of a Photograph!

February 03, 2014  •  Leave a Comment
There is a difference between a "snapshot" and a photograph that creates an emotional response. They may both might have good compositions and be technically correct, but the latter will create something else. The viewer will have an conscience or passionate feeling about what they see in the image. In other words, the photograph evokes a "feeling.
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