John Guild

John Guild

Lives in United States AK, United States
Works as a Engineer, Artist
Joined on Aug 15, 2007
About me:

Husband, Father, Son, Friend, Colleague, Lamb of God, Engineer, Artist, Citizen, Valley Boy, Male, Homo Sapien (member in good standing)

Come, spread goodness, do no harm, leave.

John Guild's recent activity

  • Yes, I agree. I think you should go on a hunger strike. I think you should begin immediatey. - John Guild http://www.waterfirerock.com/
  • Pre approved photographers is an excellent idea. I have been thinking the same thing for years. They should have pre approved photogs in the States as well. To gain approval they should have to ...
  • Thanks Frankie for you kind words I think this thread has established that PS for composites is very helpful.  Another example: one of myself in my studio. This is a composite that Lightroom could ...
  • It depends on what you are using it for. There is absolutely no way I could have produced this image of my granddaughter in Lightroom.  For me, Lightroom is so limiting it is useless.  I use ...
  • The best decision I made was 35 years ago when I decided to maintain two tracks - to work my commercial photography PT while holding a FT day job as a petroleum engineer. Today - one year before I ...
  • >I don't consider any photography to be fine art.< Interesting perspective. Reading your post, you confuse the medium and the message. Fortunately, there are FA photography critics, collectors and ...
  • Regarding the definition of art, I'm finding this discussion by engineers, artists and knowledgeable others to be fascinating. I'm both a degreed engineer and artist and have functioned ...
  • Replied in Markus...
    >Again, I agree with you. And I am getting old too.< Ha! I'm getting old as well. I'm so old when I was going to college it was cool to carry your 4 function calculator on a loop around your belt, ...
  • >...one of the images has half of the model's face obliterated by flare from a background strobe! (Not to mention the absolutely terrible pose.).. But then comes the real laugher -- a highlighted ...
  • Wonderful.  Great layout, great flow.  It really hits home as it is similar to my own family.  Thanks for sharing!
  • Thanks Al. I will pass these comments to my wife. I'm suppose to be the photog in my family! ha!   My wife does not care a wit about the mechanics of photography (bless her heart). But she has a ...
  • Thank you all for you input. The information that you have all provided would have taken me hours of research on my own and I still would not have captured the insight provided by all of your ...
  • My wife took this shot of our grandson with her IPhone.   I believe was within 12 inches of his face when she captured this image.  With my Canon 24-70 f2.8mm on a 5D MIII I could not get closer ...
  • Yes, I had a backup plan and executed it 33 years ago! At the age 25 years, with a new minted fine arts degree, a wife and a child on the way, I realized that photography was not going to pay ...
  • Alberto, Thanks for your reply.
  • Created discussions What Happened to Ilford?
    Just curious. What happened to Ilford?  I enjoyed using their paper for years.  Did they get bought out by another paper company or did they just go out of business?
  • Yes, I agee. My mouse came with my PC.  It's black. That about as much as I want to know about it. It rolls around on a mouse pad. I push it with my hand and work it with my fat fingers.  I've got ...
  • I've a got Wacom Intuos Tablet somewhere in my studio. I used it for week and never felt good about it;  so... I went t back to my 'evil bar of soap' which I have been using for many years.  Below ...
  • Thanks for sharing this.  I'm impressed how creative some people can be working the edge of art.
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