Random Observations on Art, Photography, and the Creative Process. These talks focus on the creative process in fine art photography. LensWork editor Brooks Jensen side-steps techno-talk and artspeak to offer a stimulating mix of ideas, experience, and observations from his 50 years as a fine art photographer, writer, and publisher. Topics include a wide range of subjects from finding subject matter to presenting your work, and building an audience.
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There is an old saying that "enough is as good as a feast." But how do we know when we've pushed beyond enough into absurdity? For example, a micro 4/3 sensor is better than 1" sensor, full frame sensors are better than micro 4/3, and medium format sensors are better than full frame. Well, why...
One of the prevalent photographic sins these days is to have sensor noise in your image. Why is this such a problem? Could it be that the premise of such thinking is that a photograph should exactly duplicate human vision? If so, where do we introduce the idea of making art?
Artmaking requires faith, often with no evidence to support it.