Category Archives: Seeing

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 …

Water Bottles - © John Neel
A and E - © John Neel

Thinking Out Loud – Cliché

“Ultimately, it is the photographer who needs to recognize the potential of a particular moment. It is his or her responsibility to avoid typical representations and the likelihood of producing uninspired and unimaginative photographic likeness. … ” – Read more…

© 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.

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

Modern Living - © John Neel

$$$$ Dollars and Sense

Photography is a democratic tool. Anyone can practice and nearly anyone can develop the skills.

Sign - © John Neel

Same Place – Different Day

…These places are not far off exotic locations, nor are they places that are landmark photogenic. Rather, I am talking about places close at hand, just down the road and in my own back yard.