Re: R.I.P. HDR Tangential (survey?)
nicely put Ar. |
Everybody, I am interested to know, though a tragically unscientific
approach (inspired by Facebook and People Magazine):
I as 100% Photo Nerd =
?% haunted by visions
?% [add new or amend as i've exhausted my own list]
I'd likely fit 20% gear head + 10% artist (the wounded kind, with my
heart on my sleeve) + 30% tinkerer + 40% haunted
firstname.lastname@example.org" type="cite">All right...give credit where credit is
due...don't be so snotty about AA.
When I was back in film school, "Barry Lyndon" had just been released
and all of the "cogniscenti" began the "Trash Kubrick" discussions.
Fat lotta good it did 'em.
The guy accomplished a lot and worked hard. There was no Ansel Adams
for Ansel Adams to imitate so he had to pretty much work a lot of shit
out for himself, eh?
Compare all of the wannabe's more to students who have to study
classical drawing techniques in order to learn how to paint...it's a
means to an end and some people will be satisfied and stop there while
others will develop into original thinkers. I have a private laugh
when I'm out and get the whole "zone system" thing from some guy with a
35mm SLR while I'm shooting 4X5 but I certainly can't get huffy with
them...they're more to be encouraged (and as long as they're buying
more film, chemistry and paper, the producers of said materials who are
having financial difficulties will be able to stay afloat...shoot more,
I say!). Since when is perfection of technique someting to be looked
Creative fufillment is a very subjective thing...I've learned not to
rain on anybody's parade.