Great Photograph Part II: How
I’ve been reading your replies regarding What Makes a Great Photograph, In One Word. Some of you lose a point for verbosity, but there are some great replies in there. I’m a little surprised by the absence of a few things, but that’s the nature of a one-word answer, it forces you to choose.
Here’s the list of the one-word answers so far:
Ok, so here’s part two. You replied with one word. Stick with that. But now tell me in ONE SENTENCE what that means in terms of creating a photograph. HOW do you do it? This one’s tougher, I’ll give you that. But I think the moment we begin to find some clarity on this stuff our portfolios will begin to become stronger, more focussed and intentional.
So, one sentence. How?
What Makes a Great Photograph?
I just spent a disheartening hour reading arguments and negotiations about what makes a great photograph – amazing how one simple question can attract so much rhetoric. So in anticipation of writing an article on the same presumptuous subject, I’ll pose the question to you: What makes a great photograph? I’m not going to define […]
Lumen Dei One Day – SOLD OUT in Temple, Texas
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A Rant (Available Light or any *!#$!! Light Available?) – UPDATED.
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Assignment Gear I
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