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Art Wolfe - The Art of the Image

Learning To See with Art Wolfe

Speaking of training your eye to see more and to see better, listen to Art Wolfe and find out how he finds the frames that he photographs. Having a background in art history certainly gives him a leg up, but with keen awareness, better visual vocabulary, and willingness to experiment at the risk of failing may reveal wonderful photographs before your eyes. And, all that may be … [Read More...]

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Photography is an analytic art form. We aim our lenses to specific parts of the world around us to pick a frame  because, in our analysis that particular frame presents the photograph we wish to take. We can certainly raise the camera, … [Read More...]

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