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my opinion photography

Two Images…Same Window

I’m making a simple point here, one that’s been made over and over again. The most important part of a camera is what’s just behind its viewfinder.

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art Boston my opinion photography

City Gloom In Black And White

The more I take photographs, the more the power of a black and white image appeals to me. That’s not to say every image looks better in monochrome but when the colors are dull and details lend themselves to having their contrast cranked up, the result can be pretty good.

Color is seductive but all too often it can obscure a weak composition.

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my opinion

Why?

Only three letters but they pose a very big question, especially if you ask it about an action you’re about to take. Ask the “why” question three times in a row about that contemplated action and you might be very surprised at the answer.

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art my opinion still life

Keep Dreaming

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Boston people city living photography

Pizza Shop Window

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I love shooting through windows into stores. The street reflections give the image a busy bouncy city feel. 

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Boston people my opinion photography

Trance Lady

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This is just a snippet of a much larger file showing a Beacon Hill matron walking down Charles Street. The bigger image isn’t all that bad but her face is where most of the interest is so I just cut the rest away. The street shooting purists will frown at this approach but I believe cropping isn’t a mortal sin if the result is worth sacrificing the pixels.

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Is That A Camera?

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The beauty of a Ricoh GR for street photography is that you can take a picture and move on before your subject is really aware of what’s going on.

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city living my opinion photography

Snack, Exercise and Reading

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As I approached this lady she was deep in her book and sipping a lemonade. It wasn’t really a good picture so I went by her and headed towards Boylston Street. On a hunch I glanced back at her and bingo she was doing deep knee bends. Now that was worthy of a few pictures.

There’s an old adage in photography that one should always look behind yourself from time to time. This is a perfect example of that advice.

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art my opinion

Portrait Of A Digital Life

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It’s not about tea. It’s about meaningless chatter and confusion.

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photography

The Guitar Player

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Down on his luck? Yes. Drunk? Maybe. Make a nice focal point? You judge.