Tag Archives: camera

Woman - © John Neel

There is no next time

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

Camera Man -  John Neel

“photo club rules”

Art is one of the disciplines that is free to do what it needs to do. True art is a challenge to reason and common senselessness. Its task is to question the status-quo.

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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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.

Sony a7 - © John Neel

Dreaming of the Sony a7

In designing anything, usability is what you try to incorporate into the thing being designed. Functionality is always more important than what a product looks like.

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NEW FUJINON WEATHER-RESISTANT XF18-135

FUJINON WEATHER-RESISTANT XF18-135………”Weather proofing is one of the better concepts in new lens and camera design.” – Author

Sony a7 Full Frame Mirrorless

Sony A7 Pretty and Pretty Perfect

If you are looking for a great street camera, portrait maker, or a fantastic option to your DSLR, the a7 is at least for me, a pretty perfect camera. It does just about everything I need it to do for nearly all of the kinds of photography I love to shoot. And it does it pretty darn well.

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.

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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.