Tag Archives: technique

Trailer - © John Neel

The Art of Seeing – IMHO – An ongoing dialogue

The art of seeing allows us to find something in any environment. The right place can be anywhere. However, the timing and framing of what you experience is critical. The…

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…

Erie Canal - © John Neel
Salesman - © John Neel

Responding to HDR with restraint

  There seem to be many misconceptions about the process of HDR. HDR can create images that are pretty amazing. It can also produce images that are dreadfully awful. HDR…

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…

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.