Category Archives: Focus

The ground-glass view – John Neel

THE UPSIDE DOWN WORLD INSIDE YOUR CAMERA

Yes. Even as you view the upright image on your iPhone or iPad, you are actually looking at an image that has been corrected to show you the scene with the correct orientation.

Man - © John Neel

The Image is what matters

By working, I believe it must be more than a reflection of the object. It needs to have a new life,………quotation, concept,………PHOTOGRAPHY

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Street Portrait - © John Neel

Luck is a photographic term

While much of the practice of photography relies on the capabilities of the photographer, it also relies on serendipity and ones knowledge of the subject.

Gimbal Head

The Gimbaled Tripod Head

There is another kind of tripod head, which is meant to be used for action photography. Its purpose is to support ……

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.

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Paradise and Philosophers - © John Neel

Reality Check – Once Nature is Gone -A Photographer’s Perspective

Whether toxic waste, nuclear power, or oil there are ignorant and uncaring offenders at every level. Each accidental or deliberate act at any scale reduces the Earth’s ability to sustain life. A photographer’s perspective.

FujiFilm X-A1

FujiFilm X-A1 w/ an auxiliary viewfinder

FujiFilm X-A1 Camera…While many people have become used to shooting using only the view-screen, there are some like myself that like to frame and shoot by …viewfinder, which among other things, just seems more professional. Auxiliary Viewfinders …

Rethinking Digital Photography - John Neel

Great Photography Gift Idea for the Holiday

If you are looking for a great gift for anyone on your holiday list with an interest in photography, this book just might be the thing.
………Great for both traditional camera users as well as digital photographers.