Tag Archives: heightened reality

Couple - © John Neel

The Other “Decisive Moment” in Photography

But there is another moment that is also decisive… In that regard, it is essential that both parties are looking for the image to speak to them …photographic… vision of that encounter with time.

© 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.

Permanent – © John Neel

When I photograph – Instinct and Anticipation

While the subject, light and composition are important, it is the deliberate – yet somewhat serendipitous connection between the elements that produce the image, sets the stage, and precipitates meaning.……photography

Front Door – © John Neel

Art is the story of man and his/her world

Art has been the barometer for all societies since the beginning. Yesterday’s art was about what the world was like. Today’s art is about the NOW. Tomorrow’s art will depend on what happens next.

911 - © John Neel

Concept V Accident – The Visual Riddle

By abstract, I am not speaking of abstract art. I am talking about the way art is conceptualized. Art is an idea. Art deals in the abstract, which means that it twists what is shown into……

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.

Gorilla - © John Neel
Window - © John Neel

The Depth of A Photograph

Photographic depth is meant to be a trigger for contemplation. It is one of the ways in which we connect with another mind. It is a way to see the world through the eyes of another person.