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Paradise  -  © John Neel
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.

Bug - © John Neel

Fine Focus With Your Head

A simple technique that works with DSLR cameras. It can also work with others.   Achieving fine focus can be a problem when hand holding a camera with close up subjects…

Woods - © John Neel

HDR is simply another tool

…HDR produces images, which seem closer to the way the eye sees the world. That is only true however, when the image is processed with some careful attention to maintaining natural appearances. It is way too easy to push the process into the ugly world of kitsch and gaudiness.

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…

Self - © John Neel

The Stand-In

  There are times when shooting certain types of subjects where focusing on the subject can be very difficult and auto-focus is not an option. One such example might be…

Bobby © John Neel

Film or Digital – Something crazy to think about!

“There is a creative fraction of a second when you are taking a picture. Your eye must see a composition or an expression that life itself offers you, and you…

Black Camera - © John Neel

Why Black Cameras? Black is Beautiful, Cool and Professional

Black is Beautiful, Cool and Professional…But there are good reasons for camera black than you might think. Black cameras are usually synonymous with professional grade cameras. Black makes them stylish,…

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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…

Yellow-Jacket - © John Neel

Macro Stacking – Face-to-Face With A Micro Beast

Slicing your way through the details Shooting small subjects with a microscope objective allows for some amazing imaging opportunities. The micro world that exists all around us is full of…