Monthly Archives: March 2014

Essay: What makes a good photograph.

I just completed the Photographic Society of America course on judging (the Image Analysis course).  More about that later. If ever there were a subjective topic, this is it!  So… what you are going to get is my opinion.  I hope it doesn’t offend. I have several pet measurements when it comes to proclaiming (in […]

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On Shooting Strangers…

This won’t be a treatise on the subject — nor will it be authoritative.  These are just some ideas and practices I’ve developed over the years.  And…I’ve yet to be attacked. Sometimes I have just felt compelled to make a total stranger’s portrait.  Beautiful, cute, full of character:  They almost command you to photograph them.  […]

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