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The Underside of Technology

Although I have written before on the deleterious effect of hype (here, here, and here), I didn’t have an insider’s view of it. Nasim does, and he blows the whole machine up from the inside out. Read the whole thing. … Continue reading

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Why Photography is Hard

Post-processing photographs is something amazing and not a little like alchemy. Here’s an example. I watched the whole thing and I am partly amazed, partly stupefied. I was amazed at the knowledge displayed and the effects wrought. I would not … Continue reading

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Why I Am Not a Wedding Photographer

While scoping out other photographers where I live, I realized that most of the time, people think of photographers with the prepending adjective “wedding”. I am not a wedding photographer. While I get the fact that people do want to … Continue reading

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Staged

People lie to themselves daily. They see a photograph of people and think, “Oh, that happened!” What they don’t understand is that yes, it happened, but on the 33rd take. You see, photographs, like movies, are created art. That is, … Continue reading

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