philsophy

  1. mike3996

    Philosophy City vs City

    1.1 Setup After planning the move for years, some 18 months ago I moved to Helsinki, the capital of Finland. I traded my idyllic rural cabin in the woods (Sätös, Outokumpu) and my car for a nice urban apartment which offers the absolute dream of mine: great central location; quiet on the inside...
  2. emerson

    Philosophy About Criticism: the three key questions

    Many years ago, in a university Art History class, I was taught that art criticism was really about answers to three pertinent questions: 1. What did the artist set out to do? 2. Was it done well? 3. Was it worth doing? These three questions have served me well when critically examining my...
  3. agentlossing

    Philosophy How Often Do You "See" Your Vision Change Regarding Your Photos?

    I've been culling my photos lately, actually have made a couple passes through some of the recent/standout stuff in the past half-year. Partly digging through work that's three or four years old to distill it to the interesting moments, pick the best out of the many multiple shots of the same...
  4. grebeman

    Philosophy The Obsession with "gear"

    Just why do so many of us seem to acquire more and more "gear" in pursuit of photographs? Lets just look at one of my favourite photographers, James Ravilious. Although he studied at art school (under an assumed name since he was the son of a famous engraver Eric Ravilious) he was a self taught...
  5. sh0wtime

    Philosophy Found an Interview with working Pro using vintage compacts

    Hi guys. was just browsing the net (like you do) & stumbled across this interview.. https://www.dpreview.com/interviews/5683481585/sofi-lee-on-digital-nostalgia quite liked the concept :) although it's very "niche", i can't imagine there would be a lot of mainstream demand..
  6. Kevin

    What's your creative type? Adobe launches quiz to analyze you.

    Adobe launched a new web site that through a series of questions will try to analyze what is your creative type. There's about 15 questions, some require deeper thought than others, but the analysis at the end is pretty interesting and can be reflective of your photography philosophy...
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