Tag Archives: reality

Black Tank – © John Neel

Teaching is an act of Photographic Practice

The image is a way to speak. One of the more powerful uses of creativity is to use it as a way to tell. It is a language not too different from the written word. Photography is a creative process that can elevate the mind.

Homeless - © John Neel

The Photograph as Question

I believe it is important to question everything. To me, a photograph is meant to spur critical thought. A photograph is a way to view and interpret the world by means of examination. John Neel

Crow – © John Neel

Beauty and the Beast – Photography in the Modern World

Life has changed photography and art. It always has. Art is all about our lives and our existence. It is a look at where we are as humans in any period of time we are in.

Bottle – © John Neel

The Metaphor of a Glass Bottle

What on Earth is so significant about a simple jar? What does a jar have to do with anything? Photography is a way to discover and a way to think.

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.

Seeing Through the Wall – © John Neel

The True Purpose of Education

The purpose of education…education…education…education…education…It is about seeking…and becoming……You

Yard - © John Neel

Self-Expression Is You Expressed

You are what you see. If you have something of interest to the rest of us, you will be seen for that effort. Creativity in any area, is about your voice and your way of working. Photography

Willow Trunk - © John Neel

Tree as Me

  I am fascinated by the tree. You should be too!  I am fascinated by its form, its beauty, its presence, and by its life giving nature. I am sickened…

Target - © John Neel

Love our Enemies or Die

“……the presence of nuclear weapons in the world serves notice that the command to love one another is an absolute practical necessity………” — Wendell Berry

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Art is not a contest.

Art is our mirror. It is a picture of who we are. Art is a road-map that we can use to see our progress as human beings.