Monthly Archives: December 2013

Gorilla - © John Neel
© Kim Keever

Inspiration – Kim Keever – Fish Tank Landscapes

Kim creates his dioramas within the realm of a 200-gallon tank filled with water and photographs the final results with a camera.

© John Neel

You can use HDR – Just don’t call it “HDR”

HDR can be a valid way to make a normal looking image. By normal, I mean an image that to the eye looks the way we might see it in the real world.

Cloud - © John Neel

This is what you shall do…

“This is what you shall do; Love the earth and sun and the animals, despise riches, give alms to every…”

Bush - © John Neel   Zone-Sieve
Self - © John Neel

Breaking the Rules = Discovery

Creativity has very little to do with conformity. Breaking the rules allows us to develop ourselves more creatively. It is how we establish originality.

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Modern Living - © John Neel
Matchbox Pinhole Camera -  © John Neel

Matchbox Pinhole – Easy to make and FUN to use!

In preparation for the upcoming Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day event at the end of April 2014, I have decided to do a how-to post on making a very easy and fun to use pinhole camera.

© John Neel - Made from scratch

The Pirates of Photographic Creativity

In the new world of camera and phone apps much of what some people think is creative happens because of software engineers who appropriated those looks from the real creative artists who originated them. Not that anyone seems to care.