Category Archives: Lessons

Details in place

Some photographs are more meaningful than others, independently of how they turn out. Making the one here, I had fun being out at first light and trying something new. I also covered ground in my exploration of Japanese aesthetics, and generated some ideas around photography and place, the soul and maybe heart of this project.

It [...]

Focus on the message

The image above is my favorite from a series taken from the same position, but with depth of field varied using apertures from f/5.6 to f/16. Below is most of the set, with f/8 left out to enable easier comparison of f/11 with either extreme).

The f/11 version seems to me to have the [...]