Category Archives: Discover

Front Door – © John Neel

Art is the story of man and his/her world

Art has been the barometer for all societies since the beginning. Yesterday’s art was about what the world was like. Today’s art is about the NOW. Tomorrow’s art will depend on what happens next.

Docent - © John Neel
Dead Frog - © John Neel

RULES – What rules?

“The world doesn’t come to us in a frame of rules…………” RULES – What rules? RULES – What rules? RULES – What rules

Backyard - © John Neel

To Caption or Not To Caption?

If I have to explain it, it isn’t free to do its thing………The viewer brings their own history to the table. It is best when they are forced to think.

Shears - © John Neel
Wall - © John Neel

The Lines that are Landscape – Photography

The term landscape has very broad interpretation. It need not be limited to the usual trite representations we’ve seen a million times before. The best landscapes are…

Camera Man -  John Neel

“photo club rules”

Art is one of the disciplines that is free to do what it needs to do. True art is a challenge to reason and common senselessness. Its task is to question the status-quo.

Window - Lima, NY - © John Neel

Getting Out of the Car to Photograph the World – Courage and Commitment

All of a sudden the world seems different. You’ll be amazed at what you can see when you just get out and have a closer look. For me, it is when the magic happens.

Boot © John Neel
Big Snake - © John neel

Hype…Hype…Super Hype

Somewhere along the line, the world seems to have succumbed to the need for exaggeration in everything we do. ………Photography opens the door for seeing the world as it really exists. It allows us to realize the good as well as the bad.