Category Archives: Perspective

Waiting - © John Neel

What you see is not what I see

While photography has given us the tools to express a new perspective, the very nature of experience means we cannot count on anyone understanding our position completely.

Dream - © John Neel

Happy New Year! 2014

“Let’s hope 2014 will be more intelligent, rational, less materialistic, more people friendly. Let’s hope for a greener environment, with less oil, more humanity, more tolerance of others, good health for all and …”

Gorilla - © John Neel
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…”

Window - © John Neel

The Depth of A Photograph

Photographic depth is meant to be a trigger for contemplation. It is one of the ways in which we connect with another mind. It is a way to see the world through the eyes of another person.

Oscar Bailey with his Cirkuit Camera Penland NC 1980

I knew Oscar Bailey – He was my teacher

Oscar was the first to open my eyes to photography, the related arts and to many great photographers. He also promoted the idea of play…

© 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…

Orb - © John Neel

Creativity Knows No Lens – or Camera

Creativity comes from within. It really doesn’t matter about the lens or the camera. The only thing that really counts is vision.

Car Cover - © John Neel

The Right Subjects for Stereo 3D Photography

I believe that the best stereo images are those that play with the structure of the subject. Think of your subject as a piece of sculpture.


A Critical Point of View – The bigger viewfinder

In the past, we had a variety of ways to view and compose images that usually relied on the cameras design as well as function. Interestingly, the design of the viewfinder can have a major play in the outcome of an image.