Tag Archives: understanding

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.

Couple - © John Neel

The Other “Decisive Moment” in Photography

But there is another moment that is also decisive… In that regard, it is essential that both parties are looking for the image to speak to them …photographic… vision of that encounter with time.

Dream - © John Neel

Babel Vision

Artists are generally only understood by other artists. Most people don’t get art at all – at least not enough to change their ways. Life is the same old story it has always been. Until the rest of the world sees the … the world will not change.

Shadow - © John Neel

WHAT YOU SEE IS WHAT YOU ARE

Like it or not, each image you create reveals a little more of what you think, what you see and who you are.

Backyard - © John Neel

To Caption or Not To Caption?

If I have to explain it, it isn’t free to do its thing………The viewer brings their own history to the table. It is best when they are forced to think.

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…

Modern Living - © John Neel

Walking Away from a Gallery Inspired

While it is a great thing to have access to the abundance of imagery that exists on the internet, the actual experience of any piece of art is minimal at best.

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.