At a recent PSRI meeting, the guest speaker Andre Gallant presented several different techniques he used to create some of his photographs. Some techniques were the results of aspirations for paintings, with which I fully disagree, yet others … [Read more...] about A Different Way of Seeing
Although generally defined by physical movement, one can find the spirit of dancing in stationary objects. That was my experience that started a few years back when I let the spent flowers of an orchid plant to dry on their own. Depending on where … [Read more...] about Photographing Dance
Photograph: Gustave Le Gray - The Great Wave, Sète (1857). Click to view larger. There are possibly millions of photographs floating on the Internet with the indication that they represent HDR photography. Many, if not most of such photographs … [Read more...] about What exactly is H-D-R?
As the followers of this site probably know, I had submitted my publication "The Hagia Sophia Experience" to a contest run by MagCloud on facebook. I thank all the supporters for their votes and dedication to visit the competition site every day to … [Read more...] about MagCloud Contest
I have opened a new gallery, Flora, which features 38 flower and plant photographs. The underlying theme is the monochrome treatment of the flowers to focus on their shapes and forms. The gentle platinum-toning is a little nostalgic touch and homage … [Read more...] about A New Gallery
Magazines like Life, Harper's Bazaar, National Geographic played an important role in the development of photography. In the heyday of the medium, the art directors at major photography-rich publications were in defining roles, not only because of … [Read more...] about 1000s of Photographs
I used to do commercial work for a good friend, and a good man, Roger Bartley. Roger was the official importer of several boutique watches from Switzerland and Germany, and later even added his private brand, Eklund. His company, GNT, Incorporated … [Read more...] about Remembering a Friend