Tag Archives: composition

A very nice camera…

THE OLD story has a photographer congratulated on his work by the hostess of a dinner party, who remarks: “You must have a very nice camera to take such photos.” As he leaves, the photographer compliments his hostess, saying: “You … Continue reading

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Lartigue’s wheel

A FAMOUS photo taken in 1913 by Jacques Henri Lartigue shows a racing car speeding out of the right frame on oval wheels, while onlookers apparently stand at a 45 degree angle leaning towards the left edge of the photo. … Continue reading

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Monochrome epiphany

I had an epiphany last week, when I wandered into an exhibition of photographs by Sebastiao Salgado that was hosted by Qatar photographic club. Salgado is a master of black and white photography, so much so that one American gallery … Continue reading

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