Category Archives: Creativity

Easel - © John Neel

Image V Substance

It is the why and what we seek to find as photographers. As photographers we are visual poets. We write poems with our vision. Our subjects the actors we use to tell our story.

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.

Escalator - © John Neel
Bomb - © John Neel

Selfie is a four-letter word

For some reason there seems to be an acceptance that every image focused on the maker ever created in the history of artistic image-making must now be thrown into this single and greatly demeaning heading.

Film advance assembly
Garden Gate -  © John Neel

Accepting the good, the bad and the ugly in Photography

It seems that the photographic world is pretty much divided between those who see the world as they want to see it (fantasy) and those who attempt to see the truth (reality).

Deer -  John Neel
Sunday Strollers - © John Neel
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.

Priest - © John Neel