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Emotion

May 18, 2018 - When traveling, I'm often on the search for a meaningful experience and a meaningful image (not always at the same time...
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Selective Color

February 04, 2017 - While I'm not much for drastic manipulation of photographs, I do see an occasional use for highlighting a particular asp...
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Minimalism and Simplicity in Photography

January 29, 2017 - An amazing documentary: "Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things". Not overly preachy, not demanding, but i...
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Eternal Light

January 05, 2017 - I came across the work of Kenro Izu today - his black-and-white images in the portfolio "Eternal Light" are truly remark...
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Photographer versus IIllustrator

November 15, 2016 - I came across a quote from the photographer Christopher James this morning that really struck me. To paraphrase, "If you...
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Simplicity Yet Again

October 15, 2016 - In the current (November 2016) edition of Photo District News, photographer Dawoud Bey discusses a body of work he has w...
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Candids, or Street Photography

August 20, 2016 - Candids, or I guess you could say, street photography. Three Girls Bakery, lunchtime, Pike Place Market in Seattle. BTW,...
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Reflections

August 16, 2016 - Night photography, with the neon sign reflecting in the coffee shop window. Simplicity.
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Unconventional Angles and Tension in Photography

August 13, 2016 - Want to add some tension to your photography? Unconventional angles is one way. Interstate 5, as it enters downtown Seat...
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Seattle Winter Sunrise

August 10, 2016 - Not, its not the solstice, nor an urban Stonehenge. Just about the importance of timing - in photography, timing is ever...
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Ra Paulette and his Caves

October 31, 2015 - I'm almost speechless after viewing this video of a gentleman and his artistic endeavor. May we all be so inspired in ou...
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Art Wolfe

August 01, 2015 - I was recently watching a video of a presentation that Art Wolfe, nature and wildlife photographer extraordinaire, made...
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Imagine Yourself as a Camera

July 14, 2015 - “If you close your eyes, turn your head left or right, up or down, then, saying click, open and close your eyes very qui...
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How to Change the Intent of a Photograph

June 30, 2015 - Several years ago, in Cusco, Peru, I attended various Holy Week (Semana Santa) parades. They were generally solemn and c...
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Dorothea Lange

June 16, 2015 - Came across this wonderful quote from the photographer, Dorothea Lange: "The camera is an instrument that teaches people...
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You Never Know

June 13, 2015 - I spent several weeks in Morocco recently - and the colors and intensity of the souks, the red hills, and snow capped mo...
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The Subtle Edge between Humans and Nature

June 09, 2015 - In the current on-line edition of F-Stop magazine, the featured photographs by photographer Jeff Phillips focus on the s...
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The Fence

May 30, 2015 - Charles Ommanney shot his first video in 2014. Entitled "The Fence," it focused on the wall separating the U.S. and Mexi...
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Skateboard Series - No. 4

May 25, 2015 - Another example of simplifying image to its essential elements - skateboard, person on skateboard, and sense of speed. I...
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Simplicity Continued

April 18, 2015 - Another image from the past that I came across while doing my spring cleaning of photo files. This photo was create some...
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Frame within a Frame

April 14, 2015 - One of the telling differences between a snapshot and a photograph (see the Doug Beasley post from a week or two ago) is...
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No Visible Information

March 06, 2015 - The March 2015 edition of National Geographic concludes with a photo piece entitled "End of the Earth." The photographs...
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Another Advocate for Simplicity

February 28, 2015 - In the February 2015 edition of Rangefinder magazine, Self-Portrait Photographer (yes, you read that right) Brooke Shade...
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Be Open - And Don't Worry about Histograms

February 17, 2015 - Jay Maisel is one of the world's foremost photographers, known especially for his color street photography. In a brief 2...
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Example of Simplicity

February 07, 2015 - No surprise if you're a regular reader of my blog - I love simplicity in both words and photographs. In the latest editi...
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Importance of Composition

February 01, 2015 - I ended up taking the month of January off from blogging. But now I'm back... In the February 2015 edition of Photo Dis...
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Sacred Space and the Artistic Endeavor

November 22, 2014 - If you've been clicking around my website, you may have noticed that one of my key interests is in Thin Places - where h...
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Lightroom 5 Tips: Vignetting

November 04, 2014 - OK, I'm not much for doing fancy borders, etc. on my photographs, let alone adding such features at vignetting. Yet, the...
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What A Difference Post-Processing Makes

September 30, 2014 - In my workshops, I stress the importance of getting the image as close to your vision as possible in camera. And while I...
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Photography, the Open Road, and Meaning

September 20, 2014 - From a review of the book " ¡Vámonos! Bernard Plossu in México, e dited by Salvador Albiñana and Juan García de Oteyza,...
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Sunset in Black and White

September 04, 2014 - When we think of sunsets and the wonderful light case upon clouds, we usually think color. Another of the joys of digita...
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Modern Hand Tinting

January 19, 2014 - One of the more interesting techniques in photography is the use of hand tint, to colorize certain portions of an image...
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New Blog Site - and Simplicity

November 22, 2013 - Welcome to my new photography blog. Previous photo-related blog posts may continue to be viewed at www.ckjourneys.blogsp...
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