Tag Archives: discovery

Convergence  – © John Neel

Intelligence in Minimalism

Photographic minimalism is supposed to enlighten. Abstraction for the sake of abstraction is not the point. Its purpose is to trigger discovery.

© John Neel

In Photography… Framing Is Everything

A photograph is a kind of language. It is supposed to help us see the world. It should be used to add to what we know.

© John Neel

Awesome is a Loosely Used Word in Photography

In the area of photography, it is a term used to describe the viewer’s preferences and perhaps the maker’s ego. I find it is often used to describe a camera image that someone seems to simply like. There is a huge difference between…and åwesome.

Backyard - © John Neel

To Caption or Not To Caption?

If I have to explain it, it isn’t free to do its thing………The viewer brings their own history to the table. It is best when they are forced to think.

Clouds - © John Neel
Self - © John Neel

Breaking the Rules – Discovery

The skill of photography is not in adhering to the rules but rather finding favorable ways to break them that allow for new thought, new direction, and a new and meaningful utterance.

Blue Canal - © John Neel

The Masters Are Not Gods (Cont.)

For what it’s worth Part 2 of 2 I tend to store any findings into my personal database as pieces of knowledge that I may use to knit into a…