”On Blogs and other Online Photography Articles…
On August 8, our “Little Gallery” discussion centered on online sources of photographic news, views and technical information.
We spoke of the many advantages in browsing these sources, but can there actually be cons to such use?
Jeffrey Rothburd, an LICP guest photographer started us off by suggesting the site “Digital Photo Review” which has valuable info on camera reviews and other technical details from its large database. Seymour Levy heartily recommended the blog mailings of Howard Schatz, which feature inspirational photographic series created and published by Schatz as well as artist statements and technical advice on each of his blog photo presentations. Richard Batilana swooned over his favorite blog: Juliana Kost who stimulates through approaches to editing images such as Photoshop. Susan Tiffen enjoys Tim Grey’s articles on the digital darkroom. Bill MacMillan thinks that blogs are helpful as you can get instantaneous information from some of them. New member Ron Kopitowsky was confident that these blog and info sites really can help you to produce better images and President Diane Luger echoed that they offer much on post-
Phyllis Goodfriend’s remark, near the end of the discussion really resonated with me when she confided that she is getting away from spending so much time on the computer with post-
Thanks to Susan Silkowitz for her notes on the discussion!
Quote of the month:
“Photography for me is not looking, it’s feeling. If you can’t feel what you’re looking at, then you’re never going to get others to feel anything when they look at your pictures.” — Dorothea Lange