photography philosophy

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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..
  5. sh0wtime

    Philosophy Gamechanger?

    Hi guys. Over your Photography careers have you ever got any new kit that could be described as a gamechanger? Obviously most new kit provides incremental improvements but did you ever use something for the first time & be like "Wow, that is awesome" :clapping: For me it was probably my D3. it...
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