Tag Archives: creativity

Trico Buffalo © John Neel

The Tiny Image

These days, there seems to be a trend towards producing very large prints. It would seem that “the bigger the image, the better” is a common theory for photographic greatness….

My Face - © John Neel

Distortion, Manipulation and the Experimental Image

I guess I’ve always had an experimental side to my image making. Photography seemed to be somewhat malleable even in the days of film. Besides being attracted to the ways…

Cloud - © John Neel

10′ X 10′ — Limitation helps you see the world

  When I teach photography, one of the first assignments that I give my students intentionally restricts their view to a 10 foot X 10 foot area. I learned this…

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Size Matters

  The deeper experience of an image I started writing this as a response to a reader on another post, but thought that other readers might find it interesting. There…

Street Musicians - © John Neel

To Be… or…Not To Be…like everyone else?

In order to have your work stand out from the rest you need to have something to say, as well as the ability to see. Technique without vision is of little use to anyone.

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The Amazing Beauty of the Color Anaglyph

Anaglyphs are a cool way to look at the world. There was a time, when an anaglyph image was produced with two different black and white images. One was printed…

Old Caddy - © John Neel

My Book – Your Photography

Never too technical, full of great examples and galleries, easy to read and to understand, Rethinking Digital Photography is meant to appeal to all levels of photographer, from beginners to advanced professionals.

Tree - © John Neel

The Masters Are Not Gods

The way I see it Part 1 of 2 To religiously follow a single theory, path or celebrity has never made much sense to me – photography included. Logically, it…