Category Archives: Seeing

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.

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Dress in Window - © John Neel
Modern Living - © John Neel

Walking Away from a Gallery Inspired

While it is a great thing to have access to the abundance of imagery that exists on the internet, the actual experience of any piece of art is minimal at best.

Docent - © John Neel
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).

Teepee - © John Neel  Pinhole

Are You Ready? The next pinhole day is April 27, 2014

WPPD is a great event for anyone interested in photography. It gets us all back into the basics of light and image capture. It also allows us to realize the interest in a simple technique that captures thousands across the globe.

Cloud - © John Neel

No Air No Life You Die

Let’s take care of the place we love to photograph. Do what you can to slow the effects and causes of over consumption, pollution produced by greed, ignorance and carelessness.

Diana F

The Real Diana Camera – A Plastic Wonder

In the early seventies, there was an interest in the Diana as a serious camera by art photographers and by fine art photography instructors who saw the camera as a simple and inexpensive way to teach photography.