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Viewfinder or LCD screen? Bet Cartier-Bresson would've gone LCD!

Just got the new Canon M shipped in from Hong Kong (no shipping, tax or duty charges!) and it has no viewfinder. For a lot of people, that is a big omission and it weighed heavily on my mind before I decided to purchase it.I've had compacts before and they are ok but the screens are a little lacking in resolution and the same goes for the photographic output. The M promised to have the small, unobtrusive size of a compact and the power and quality of a DSLR...and, whew, it delivers.I was fairly... continue reading

days of misunderstanding

what are we seeing ? and why do we photograph what we see and like ? is it the camera or us that see ? are we doing it for the money or for our pure joy and appreciation of what surrounds ? why do we throb our walls within our homes with photos that are outside instead of removing the entire wall, why do we live within walls ? what does a photo reflect ? are reflections consistent ? should we take a photo, or should we leave it within our memory as a form of respect to change and unlimited variety... continue reading

Look into the viewfinder, not through the viewfinder

Below is what I believe to be one of the most important tips for a photographer. Once I was taught this, it totally changed how I take photosThe statement is “Look into the viewfinder, not through the viewfinder”.When you are taking a photo, what is shown in the viewfinder is your canvas. While taking this photo you are an artist. Any one can point and shoot, although only a photographer can compose an image. What you must think about when composing an image is that whatever you see in... continue reading

Looking beyond the viewfinder... photography and the arts.

ATTENTION LADIES AND GENTLEMEN! STEP AWAY FROM THE CAMERA AND LISTEN UP! Those of you who have been living within the confines of only your camera viewfinder, all others form of art are alive and well.From dance, to drawing to even cooking, the arts emulate our everyday life; and upon closer inspection, all art forms are loosely (or tightly) entwined with each other. Dance and photography or food and photography being the same you say? Preposterous!!! “Not so”, I say! Although not a new idea,... continue reading

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