Tag Archives: self

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.

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

Cover – © John Neel

The Camera Records Much More Than An Image

The subjects you choose and the way in which you make an image tell a lot about you as a person. Photography, self-expression, camera

Shears - © John Neel
Man and Woman - © John Neel

The Older – the Wiser…???

  Note: This article also pertains to photographers and creative artists. Not all who are old see what is important. There are plenty of deluded old people who contribute to our…

Cloud - NY - 2011 - © John Neel

How to make a perfect Ansel Adams

You have a story that you can tell. It is a story waiting for you to express in your own voice and in your own way. It takes time and practice and the right frame of mind. But that is a goal that can lead to seeing and ultimately to understanding.

Big Snake - © John neel

Hype…Hype…Super Hype

Somewhere along the line, the world seems to have succumbed to the need for exaggeration in everything we do. ………Photography opens the door for seeing the world as it really exists. It allows us to realize the good as well as the bad.

In my back yard - © John Neel
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.

Street Musicians - © John Neel

To Be… or…Not To Be…like everyone else?

In order to have your work stand out from the rest you need to have something to say, as well as the ability to see. Technique without vision is of little use to anyone.