Deep down, no matter what anyone says, we don’t like to be told that our pictures are no good. We love the pictures we take – the ‘art’ we make – no matter how lame it may actually be. I’ve got nothing against that. But sometimes, we need to ask for our photos to be critiqued, so that we can get better.Read More »Photo Critique – A Short Guide to Giving and Taking it
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Three weeks ago, my MacBook Pro crashed. It had seen a year of good service, and because it was my first ever Mac, I’d just about set it up to work exactly the way I wanted it to; and it crashed. The Apple service provider in my city said that the logic board had died, and they would fix it in a jiffy. The “Jiffy” turned into a 3 week ordeal that I will not describe here, but the Mac is back, and Oh! What a joy it is to have it back.Read More »Why You Should Know Your Equipment Better
I’d found that I was restricting the images that I posted on Flickr to a great degree. Now, while that is a good thing to do, and while it does give you the compulsion to show off only your best work, it also makes me restrict my images to under 200 in total and I’ve not been posting much because of that. Now that I’ve jumped in the pool (with a measly $25), I’m going to have to post photographs more frequently, and of course, keep increasingly my image quality.Read More »Upgrade Photographs / Downgrade Equipment? What’s up?
The Back-Story Right now, I’m a semi-professional photographer, apart from taking photographs, I also do some graphic design, advertising design and web design. Over the… Read More »Why am I asking you to use Firefox on a Photography Blog?
Photographs have an unnatural power over people.
At first glance, they are slices of time that have been frozen forever to be recollected upon command. However, the reality is quite different. The images are never quite a perfect recollection of time. They allow for interpretation. They allow for art, and they allow the photographer and artist to mold this interpretation to a great extent.Read More »It Has Got to Connect!