I participated in a guided photoshooting last Friday; you could do a Mastercard-like commercial ...
Using an iPhone App for less then 2 to give the photos a special punch: priceless.
It's strange ... editing the photos on an iPad with a "cheap" (regarding the price) app and you get pictures which look stunning (to me). Sure, the contrast is shot through the roof, brightness in some places too, and the colors look artificial ... but still ... it has something ... I've done a 15x20 cm print of the "Rain Camera+ 3" image and it is on the wall in front of my desk ... and i
What are you gonna to photograph, worthy of me ..?
J.J. Abrams once said:
So, that -- you know, I love Apple computers. I'm obsessed. So the Apple computer -- like those -- the PowerBook -- this computer right -- like, it challenges me. It basically says, you know, what are you going to write worthy of me?
J.J. Abrams in a TED Talk
I think something similar happens -- or should happen -- in photography. Not only with cameras, but it starts there because they are easy to acquire. There are some really brilliant cameras and lenses out there, my personal dream would be the Leica M9 with a 50mm/f2 or f1.4, but it's going to be a long way until I can afford one (then it's probably the Leica M10
Currently I enjoy giving feedback by writing comments ... although I do so only in a few cases. I guess that from about 100 photos I look at, I have a close look at 10, and write a comment in 1-2 cases.
There are things I'd like to write that I do not write, because it would not be good feedback. For example, if the only positive aspect of a photo is the beauty of the model, or worse, of the dress. I'm still not entirely sure what the community rules here are, or whether I should adhere to them if I knew them better, but I won't write feedback that essentially says: "You had a great model who was wearing a beautiful dress, next time you shou