Tag Archives: painting

Rear Window - © John Neel

Photographic Inclusion

The photographic image is simply a logical view of an artistic statement. It is an utterance made from the combined relationships of selective visual cues.

Snake - © John Neel

Making Photographs From What We Know

Photography is a relatively new art form. It has only been around for a bit over a century and a half. In the scheme of almost every other form of the arts, that is a very small amount of time. In many ways, photography owes itself to all the arts that came before it.

Dress in Window - © John Neel
© Kim Keever

Inspiration – Kim Keever – Fish Tank Landscapes

Kim creates his dioramas within the realm of a 200-gallon tank filled with water and photographs the final results with a camera.

Cloud - © John Neel

Make Your Marks with Studio Artist

  Add some brushes to that digital photo! And maybe a bit of animation too! Digital imaging has come a long way in recent times and everyone is looking for…

The Frame - © John Neel

Size Matters – Looking at Art and Photography

The computer tends to bring everything down to the same level. A painting by Monet, a photograph by Atget or Adams, ads for a camera, a car or an iPod all get the same treatment. There is no real scale, no real texture, little fidelity and no authenticity.

Camera Obscura Illustration - © John Neel
Morning Creek

The Painter and HDR

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

Chuck Close from Video - Chuck Close: A Portrait in Progress || Trailer -

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…