Tag Archives: light

Willow Trunk - © John Neel

A Matter of Perspective – Seeing what is there to see

It is easy to make images of the new, the exotic and the distant. Things that are close and familiar are much harder to see.

Paper Lens Hood - © John Neel

Easy Paper Lens Hood / Sun Shade

  Photographic solutions can be mindlessly simple. Recently, I borrowed a beautiful 500 mm Mirror lens from a friend. For its type, the lens takes excellent images. However, there is…

Morning Creek

The Painter and HDR

I have probably learned as much about photography through looking at paintings as I have learned from photography.

IR from Lytro - © John Neel

Lytro Infrared – Another Plus for Light Field – Cool!

  Back in the winter, I had been thinking it would be pretty cool if the Lytro camera could produce Infrared images that re-focused, or do any of the other…

Couple - © John Neel

A Photographic Secret – the Commodity of Time

The choice of subject and its impact on our lives plays a critical role in determining the value of our time spent making images.

Erie Canal - © John Neel
Car - © John Neel

Mindfulness

  The NOW is important! I believe that mindfulness is the key to all things spiritual. It is an awakening to the spirit of being and revelation. Mindfulness is the…