marty golin

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On article Theme and Variations (95 comments in total)

Whether it be a "pretty" landscape nearby, an( sub)urban area, or even one's home, re-evaluating a scene (or series thereof) over time brings a fuller, more detailed analysis/appreciation for what was (usually) there in the 1st place, but we simply did not see it. Doing this enough assists when confronting any new scene, to better appreciate what's there faster.

Link | Posted on Mar 11, 2013 at 17:05 UTC as 25th comment
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bigdaddave: Must be me but I see nothing to commend this shot photographically at all

"Art" is a curious thing; good or very bad, it stays with you. Even though I believe this image stands on its own, I have to believe that anyone who has seen the Hopper image was reminded of it upon seeing this one. By that "fact" alone, IMHO the image is much more substantial than some others think.

Just stuff:
* To see the unoccupied chairs & space along the railing (vs just black) emphasizes the solitary.
* My impression of the lit cabin surrounded bythe darker tones is sanctuary, a respite during a hard journey.
* The man's looking straight ahead, not down, I think is crucial. Looking down is lonely/defeated.
* Of the post-processsing... Noise, shmoise is not a big deal for this shot. The saturated sky is & well within my personal boundaries for manipulation.

Link | Posted on Oct 13, 2011 at 17:30 UTC
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