Category Archives: Focus

Target - © John Neel

Getting that Photo Feeling

  Photography isn’t always about what makes you feel good. It can be more about what it makes you feel.   While good can be one of the effects, there…

Man Walking - © John Neel

Focusing is an art, especially in photography.

In my way of thinking, focus implies a sense of subject. Focus is the “what” of an image. It is what you want the viewer to …

Traffic - © John Neel

Sound, Silence and Seeing – A conscientious consideration of photography

The modern world moves at a variety of frequencies, which blend together into what might be called.… Everywhere, there are the artifacts of human technology and so-called advancement. The old and the new get layered into a maze of wires, signs, buildings, concrete, roadways…Photography is…

Rubber-band focus and zoom restraints - © John Neel

Putting the Brakes on Focus and Zoom

Insuring that the lens is secure from slipping will also insure a perfect alignment when processing the files in software. Any deviation from the focus or the zoom will effect the outcome of the final image/images. Read more…

Water Bottles - © John Neel
© Lee Friedlander

Quoting the Photographers – Lee Friedlander

  “It fascinates me that there is a variety of feeling about what I do. I’m not a premeditative photographer. I see a picture and I make it. If I…

Modern Living - © John Neel

Passion in Pictures

In order to make a great photograph you need a worthy subject, a competent knowledge of the medium, your camera, a positive motive for making an image, something to say, and surely…

Self - © John Neel

Envisioned Photographs – Making Rather than Taking

The concept is meant to make the viewer think about what is presented. It requires a degree of intellectual contemplation for understanding…Read more

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Shooting the Moon …and nothing but the moon

The moon moves pretty fast through the viewfinder. If you wait too long, you’ll have to reposition the camera to keep up with it. Assuming you are photographing a rising moon, you should anticipate the movement by setting the camera up with the moon at the…

Trailer - © John Neel