Monthly Archives: November 2014

Taking Photography One Photograph At A Time

Three Cedars in the Morning Light by Richard 2014 In my last post, I mentioned how we photographers can learn something from those that went before us who were shooting film. Working with film is a slower and more methodical process. By practicing a more patient and careful approach to our own photography, we can strive to come back from a photo shoot with one great photograph instead [...]

2017-05-19T10:36:08+00:00 November 26th, 2014|6 Comments

Paul Strand, You Ruined My Life

Photography is an art, not a numbers game White Horse, South Uist, Scotland by Paul Strand Paul Strand,  pioneer of fine art photography,  created meticulously crafted photographs from the early 1900's until his death in 1976. Currently, the Philadelphia Art Museum in Pennsylvania has an extensive retrospective of his work on exhibition. Maybe he didn't really ruin my life, but looking at his work made me realize that photography today may [...]

2017-05-19T10:36:08+00:00 November 24th, 2014|7 Comments

iPhoneography at Fonthill Castle

With iPhoneography, the process helps drives the vision Fonthill Castle in Doylestown, Pennsylvania is much more than just the early 20th century historic home of an eccentric millionaire. It is a challenging and amazing place to photograph and a boot camp for composition. My previous blog post about photographing here featured images made with my regular camera. The images in this post were created with an iPhone. Because I went through Fonthill [...]

2017-05-19T10:36:09+00:00 November 19th, 2014|4 Comments

Fonthill Castle in Doylestown Pennsylvania

Henry Mercer’s castle is actually a photographic training ground I’m not sure why I decided to join photographer John Barclay on a photo tour of Fonthill Castle. Fonthill is the name of a bizarre home built by a wealthy eccentric named Henry Mercer in the early 20th century. Located in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, it consists of a strange layout of rooms which are connected by narrow, twisting stairways and hallways. The castle [...]

2017-05-19T10:36:09+00:00 November 11th, 2014|6 Comments
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