Tag Archives: Rethinking Digital Photography

Arrows - © John Neel

Every photograph is a self-portrait.

This quote has less to do with the landscape and more to do with really seeing anything. In the act of photographing, we are showing ourselves to the world. We are sharing what we see and what we care about.

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.

TeePee - © John Neel

Self-expression and the open mind

Purists will only see what they want to see. But, those with a truly open-mind will look for what the photographer/artist intended.

Trico Buffalo © John Neel

The Tiny Image

These days, there seems to be a trend towards producing very large prints. It would seem that “the bigger the image, the better” is a common theory for photographic greatness….

Old Caddy - © John Neel

My Book – Your Photography

Never too technical, full of great examples and galleries, easy to read and to understand, Rethinking Digital Photography is meant to appeal to all levels of photographer, from beginners to advanced professionals.