Category Archives: Other stuff

Night Garden - © John Neel
Man and Woman - © John Neel

The Older – the Wiser…???

  Note: This article also pertains to photographers and creative artists. Not all who are old see what is important. There are plenty of deluded old people who contribute to our…

Woman - © John Neel

There is no next time

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

Trailer - © John Neel
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What makes a great photograph is not what you might think

It isn’t about the camera, the lens, or the technique you use. It has nothing to do with shooting like another photographer, copying a style, or being one of them.

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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.

Homeless - © John Neel
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120 Matchbox Pinhole Project – Part 7 – Install Pinhole

This is the seventh of a number of posts that will be devoted to the construction and the use of my 120 Matchbox Pinhole Camera. In the last post, we created our pinhole. In this post, we will attach it to the inside front…

Live Picture Screenshot - © John Neel

Live Picture – Software that was way ahead of its time

  Once upon a time, there was a software package that could destroy Photoshop in nearly every way. Even today, if it were still available, it could hold its own in…