Monthly Archives: November 2014

Taking Photography One Photograph At A Time

2017-05-19T10:36:08-04:00November 26th, 2014|

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 [...]

Paul Strand, You Ruined My Life

2017-05-19T10:36:08-04:00November 24th, 2014|

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 [...]

iPhoneography at Fonthill Castle

2017-05-19T10:36:09-04:00November 19th, 2014|

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 [...]

Fonthill Castle in Doylestown Pennsylvania

2017-05-19T10:36:09-04:00November 11th, 2014|

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 [...]