Category Archives: Seeing

Woman - © John Neel

There is no next time

There used to be a saying in film photography – “When in doubt, shoot.”

Buick – © John Neel

Skew Your Horizon – #%@$ the Rules

It can become a bit boring to always see bridled conformity to most “camera club” standards. Breaking away from closed-minded rules will free you photographically.

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Paradise  -  © John Neel
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.

Trailer - © John Neel
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.

Clouds - © John Neel
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.