Category Archives: Vision

Cropping With A Purpose

In last week’s essay I talked about cropping images for some aesthetic purpose, suggesting we photographers need to do more of it more often.  In cropping with a purpose we will briefly examine cropping with some goal or objective in … Continue reading

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Technical Note—Comparisons

These two images are from the same digital image parent.  They are almost the same. 

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MVOAT—Steam Power

We as viewers often encounter images or other objects of art that “speak to us” that draw some emotion or feeling from within ourselves.  Let us examine some variations on a theme, that in one way or another, attempt to … Continue reading

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The Inner Eye

I recently visited my local museum, the Glenbow , to refresh my acquaintanceship with its fine mineral collection (remember I am a geologist) and to attend a traveling exhibition called “Yousuf Karsh:  Regarding Heroes.”  Now I am not comparing myself … Continue reading

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Photo Adventures

On the 2nd of April we had a big dump of snow in Calgary.  Something on the order of 20 cm.  I was not all that cold and very little wind so the build up was quite uniform.

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AIFI Galleries Updated

I chose this Mirror Wall to represent the 28 other images that compose update number three.  This image is different from most of what you will find at AIFI.

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A Mid November Snow

Welcome to Calgary in early winter.  This year, like much of North America we have had more snow then normal.

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Vulcan

The Romans called him Vulcan, the Greek Hephaestus. 

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Kinderdjik Memories

Update: I try and visit Peter twice a month.  On a recent visit he asked for another Kinderdjik image.  I delivered this a few weeks back.  It is 3 feet by 2 feet.  I was a bit hesitant to make … Continue reading

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What Makes A Great Image?

New DadWindow Feathers I would like to think I know.  You may think you know too.  In reality, neither of us can define it in advance.

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