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Composition and Critique - understanding a photograph

August 14, 2016 - Understanding how to look at a photo and seeing what bothers or impresses you about it is the key to everything. I looke...
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The Salt of the Earth – a film about Sebastiao Salgado - review

April 18, 2015 - This is an interesting film in many ways. First, clearly, Salgado is a great photographer - and that is the best and on...
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The Rules of Composition, The Rules of Art.

April 05, 2015 - The 'Rules of Composition' are a bad theory (a theory is a set of principles on which the practice of an activity is bas...
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Is post processing cheating?

October 11, 2014 - I was giving a presentation the other night to a local camera group and was challenged by a member of the audience about...
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Review: Focal Point: Fine Art and Creative Photography - MD Fed Art

June 02, 2014 - Review: Focal Point: Fine Art and Creative Photography Maryland Federation of Art shown concurrently with the Potters...
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Review- Naturevisions Traveling Exhibit at the Oakland Mills Interfaith Center

May 14, 2014 - Review of a traveling exhibit by NatureVisions.org at The Meeting House Gallery, Oakland Mills Interfaith Center www.the...
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Review-Six Artists, Two Great Shows

May 10, 2014 - Review – The New Pictorialists and Silver Visions The New Pictorialists – Through May 31 Full Circle, 33 East 21st Str...
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Review- Group Show, Kish Gallery, Slayton House, Wilde Lake

February 26, 2014 - A group show with two themes - " Honoring Women of the World: Commemorating International Women's Day "- work of Ann vo...
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Review - Photos at the Meeting House Gallery, Oakland Mills Comm Ctre, Col., MD

February 13, 2014 - Review of a photography exhibit 'Artists' Choice' at The Meeting House Gallery, Oakland Mills Interfaith Center www.them...
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Review - John Petro Photos at Horowitz Center Art Dept. Gallery

February 05, 2014 - Review of 'Signals in the Noise' a photography exhibit by John Petros open from Jan 24 - Mar 17, 2014, at the Howard Cou...
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How I look at shows

February 02, 2014 - I have, and will, try to see each show at least twice. The first time, I 'try' to get over the effect of seeing the pic...
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The Process of Street Photography - Part III: The Arc of Street Photography

November 28, 2013 - Here are four snippets from http://street-photography-manifesto.tumblr.com/ that put some conceptual fences around stree...
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The Myths of Street Shooting - explained and busted

September 23, 2013 - I was incited to write this post because of a question posted on an Internet forum and the several answers that followed...
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My opinions about Photographing the Homeless and Using Hipstagram-like Filters; negative

June 28, 2013 - I love photography and see it, not only as a way that I can be creative, but as a way to isolate and capture 'truths' ab...
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What is Street Photography? - and what it isn't

May 24, 2013 - I was incited to write this post after looking through a great many 'street photo' forum posts and reading online discus...
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The Meaning of 'meaning'

April 15, 2013 - 'Meaning' in art simply describes some sort of connection or communication with the viewer. The viewer see something, an...
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Getting to a Final Image - some words on editing photos for a new photographer

January 03, 2013 - The typical way to get into editing is mechanical. People learn some photo-editing techniques or tricks and then they wa...
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A Letter to AD Coleman, Critic

December 04, 2012 - Of course, most or all photographers know, or should know, who A D Coleman is. For those who are still kept under the st...
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Art Photography - a few roses, a lot of thorns

September 28, 2012 - As I roam around reading various photo blogs or actually going to galleries to look at photos, I run into the two same p...
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