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Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography September 13th, 2018, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By Jerome Marot
As a beekeeper, I find the video fascinating. Of...

As a beekeeper, I find the video fascinating. Of course, being curious, I had to check the other videos under your name, including the one where you apply sunscreen.

But I have a question....
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography July 15th, 2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By Jerome Marot
But I already know that the nerve is compressed...

But I already know that the nerve is compressed (a little bit). Wouldn't it be preferable to try to understand why it came to be compressed?

I mean: finding out that the nerve is compressed by...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography July 15th, 2018, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By Jerome Marot
I understood so much, but what would it show me...

I understood so much, but what would it show me better than mri?
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography July 15th, 2018, 12:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By Jerome Marot
Certainly and there is no doubt that compression...

Certainly and there is no doubt that compression is happening. The real question is why it is so and I think the 3D presentation is quite helpful in that respect as it shows the general orientation...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography July 13th, 2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By Jerome Marot
Apparently some bones are displaced or have...

Apparently some bones are displaced or have arthritis and pinch a nerve between C7 and T1. However, I am not entirely convinced by the diagnosis and that was my motivation for looking at the data...
Forum: UV/IR Thermal or Xray Photography July 13th, 2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 420
Posted By Jerome Marot
3D rendering

The following image is not really photography, but was done with X-rays. I have been prescribed a CT scan lately and was given the data on a shiny CD-ROM. The data is a set of files in a format...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. December 1st, 2017, 11:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,113
Posted By Jerome Marot
The pros I know who use tethered shooting in a...

The pros I know who use tethered shooting in a studio all use MF cameras, but maybe for historical reasons as MF manufacturers were the first to offer these solutions over 10 years ago. Maybe a...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. December 1st, 2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,113
Posted By Jerome Marot
One can earn a living with plenty of things,...

One can earn a living with plenty of things, although, frankly, wedding photography had better days.

The question is always: what do you want, as a photographer? A camera is a tool. If your job...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. November 30th, 2017, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,113
Posted By Jerome Marot
It really depends on what you are after. For...

It really depends on what you are after.

For certain types of images, our eyes have been educated since the 60s to the particular optical defects arising from the use of fast, typically f/1.4,...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. November 29th, 2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,113
Posted By Jerome Marot
I have no idea how this is done in Europe, but I...

I have no idea how this is done in Europe, but I imagine it is the same. It simply is the most convenient solution to the stated problem.



I would think so. In my time, workmen took no...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. November 29th, 2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,113
Posted By Jerome Marot
That is a bit of a strange question if you limit...

That is a bit of a strange question if you limit it to "the camera with real telephoto and the like". Smartphones, for most of their users, serve a single use: vernacular photography. Basically:...
Forum: Asher Kelman's Public and Private Art September 13th, 2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,498
Posted By Jerome Marot
Just a drawing would do.

Just a drawing would do.
Forum: Asher Kelman's Public and Private Art September 13th, 2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,498
Posted By Jerome Marot
Good. I am not convinced yet.

Good.




I am not convinced yet.
Forum: Asher Kelman's Public and Private Art September 13th, 2017, 12:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,498
Posted By Jerome Marot
Quite simply: I know some architects who would...

Quite simply: I know some architects who would not have spotted that particular problem. So in that respect, you are better than they are.
Forum: Asher Kelman's Public and Private Art September 13th, 2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,498
Posted By Jerome Marot
Yes. You are a talented architect and spotted the...

Yes. You are a talented architect and spotted the problem.
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. August 17th, 2017, 04:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,334
Posted By Jerome Marot
Not all the time. I like the idea in this post.

Not all the time. I like the idea in this post.
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. August 9th, 2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,626
Posted By Jerome Marot
The diversion was in answer to the last post at...

The diversion was in answer to the last post at the preceding page, which I deleted in the mean time as I felt it did not bring much to the story.
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. January 27th, 2017, 09:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,626
Posted By Jerome Marot
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Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. January 27th, 2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Photographic Gems of Our Times From The Web: The 12 networking truths
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Posted By Jerome Marot
Quite frankly, the chaos computer club congress...

Quite frankly, the chaos computer club congress is more surprising than one would think. Maybe I should post about it, but I don't really know where to start.
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. January 25th, 2017, 01:54 PM
Replies: 4
Photographic Gems of Our Times From The Web: The 12 networking truths
Views: 1,759
Posted By Jerome Marot
The 12 networking truths

In *The 12 Networking Truths* Swedish artist Jonas Lund will discuss how he has attempted to subvert the contemporary art world system by using different types of exploits to gain an upper hand...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. January 24th, 2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,626
Posted By Jerome Marot
I think I need to refer to this thread in this...

I think I need to refer to this thread in this discussion:

http://www.openphotographyforums.com/forums/showthread.php?p=176763#post176763
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. January 16th, 2017, 10:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,626
Posted By Jerome Marot
You are right in saying that the effort is...

You are right in saying that the effort is neither casual nor simple. I think you are wrong in thinking that it cannot be a swipe at the current attitude of collectors and museums as to what might be...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. January 15th, 2017, 10:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,626
Posted By Jerome Marot
It is also an answer to the common criticism that...

It is also an answer to the common criticism that "modern art is sh*t". Indeed it is.
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. January 15th, 2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,626
Posted By Jerome Marot
Just click on the link: cloaca...

Just click on the link: cloaca (https://www.wimdelvoye.be/work/cloaca/).
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. January 14th, 2017, 11:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,626
Posted By Jerome Marot
Then you may enjoy that cartoon which I found...

Then you may enjoy that cartoon which I found yesterday:

http://asset-8.soupcdn.com/asset/16175/3739_886b_420.jpeg
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. December 5th, 2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,626
Posted By Jerome Marot
Wim Delvoye designed cloaca...

Wim Delvoye designed cloaca (https://www.wimdelvoye.be/work/cloaca/), a machine to produce feces. Several copies are exhibited at various museums. This is the copy exhibited in Beijing:
...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. December 4th, 2016, 04:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,626
Posted By Jerome Marot
I would also like to correct a misconception....

I would also like to correct a misconception. Post truth is not about lying. Politicians (and artists) have been lying all the time. It is not even about lying openly and getting away with it: we...
Forum: Art from Found Photographs December 4th, 2016, 04:10 AM
Replies: 43
Documentary - The Making Of: Blurred vision
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Posted By Jerome Marot
I enjoy the pictures, but I wonder why Italy. Not...

I enjoy the pictures, but I wonder why Italy. Not that there is anything wrong with Italy, but Europe is full of interesting countries to visit and, once you have travelled all the way from Australia...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. December 3rd, 2016, 04:45 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,626
Posted By Jerome Marot
Post truth

The Oxford Dictionary announced a couple weeks ago that "post-truth" is its 2016 word of the year. According to the dictionary's website...
Forum: Art from Found Photographs December 3rd, 2016, 04:18 AM
Replies: 43
Documentary - The Making Of: Blurred vision
Views: 5,969
Posted By Jerome Marot
I am still not really sure I follow you. In any...

I am still not really sure I follow you. In any case, you do not seem to respond when people (me, above) try to create conversation and discuss the context and circumstances of your images. Let me...
Forum: Art from Found Photographs December 2nd, 2016, 11:46 PM
Replies: 43
Documentary - The Making Of: Blurred vision
Views: 5,969
Posted By Jerome Marot
So we should not say thanks, but we should...

So we should not say thanks, but we should interpret?

I am not sure I understand. I thought that, as human beings, we cannot not interpret.
Forum: Art from Found Photographs December 2nd, 2016, 09:35 AM
Replies: 43
Documentary - The Making Of: Blurred vision
Views: 5,969
Posted By Jerome Marot
Really? How did you do that?

Really? How did you do that?
Forum: Art from Found Photographs December 1st, 2016, 10:03 AM
Replies: 43
Documentary - The Making Of: Blurred vision
Views: 5,969
Posted By Jerome Marot
Welcome back. So you travelled to Italy?

Welcome back. So you travelled to Italy?
Forum: Asher Kelman's Public and Private Art October 11th, 2016, 01:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,995
Posted By Jerome Marot
Yes, the sculpture looks magnificent, but I think...

Yes, the sculpture looks magnificent, but I think more pictures are needed for us to really see the whole of it. Or maybe some video would be a better option?
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. October 4th, 2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,665
Posted By Jerome Marot
Don't press yourself too hard. Some work is...

Don't press yourself too hard. Some work is needed, but the ability to put graphics on paper is, apparently, also an inborn ability. My older daughter could copy what was in front of her at the age...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. October 4th, 2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,665
Posted By Jerome Marot
Yes and probably painters criticised the first...

Yes and probably painters criticised the first person to manufacture ready made pigments and paints as well...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. October 3rd, 2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,665
Posted By Jerome Marot
This is not new. It is slightly more convenient...

This is not new. It is slightly more convenient than paint and brushes, but the ability to create "art" out of imagination predates the ability to simply reproduce what is in front of a lens by...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. September 23rd, 2016, 06:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,213
Posted By Jerome Marot
Fortunately, that is easily solved by a quick...

Fortunately, that is easily solved by a quick trip to 500pix, flickr or any Internet photo site, since the average poster rarely produces anything beyond clichés in garish colours with saturation and...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. September 22nd, 2016, 11:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,213
Posted By Jerome Marot
Our reactions appear to be based to a combination...

Our reactions appear to be based to a combination of both, since there are elements of aesthetics which are common across all cultures yet a range of variations between cultures.
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. September 19th, 2016, 09:09 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,213
Posted By Jerome Marot
I don't understand your question. Can you please...

I don't understand your question. Can you please rephrase it?
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. September 18th, 2016, 11:08 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,213
Posted By Jerome Marot
My take on this question, which I think I have...

My take on this question, which I think I have explained before, is that a photograph needs to cause the viewer to experience feelings.

For portraits or any picture involving human beings,...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. September 18th, 2016, 01:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,213
Posted By Jerome Marot
I checked the cited threads. Basically, your...

I checked the cited threads. Basically, your question boils down to "what makes a seemingly abstract composition interesting and another one a simple juxtaposition of shapes and colours?". Do you...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. September 4th, 2016, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,105
Posted By Jerome Marot
The first image reminds me of a woman kneeling,...

The first image reminds me of a woman kneeling, the stone would be the knees. That and the blue colour would be a perfect fit for Mother Teresa, of course. It is a very nice picture.
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. June 27th, 2016, 10:55 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,171
Posted By Jerome Marot
I am asking because the pic is or was saved...

I am asking because the pic is or was saved directly on OPF. Apparently, it is attachment 126.
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. June 27th, 2016, 12:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 12,171
Posted By Jerome Marot
I can't see the image.

I can't see the image.
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. March 23rd, 2016, 12:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,406
Posted By Jerome Marot
That particular theory probably would need its...

That particular theory probably would need its own thread, I will simply give an example. Vivian Maier was, by all account, an amateur photographer. She used a Rolleiflex, which was standard for...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. March 20th, 2016, 10:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,406
Posted By Jerome Marot
Now you are confusing me even more. First you had...

Now you are confusing me even more. First you had that theory about social media displacing professional curators and how to develop and explore psychometrics related to image quality based on big...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. March 19th, 2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,406
Posted By Jerome Marot
I am not offended, but I am not really sure that...

I am not offended, but I am not really sure that I understand the argument, Mike. Are you arguing that, in the age of social media, popularity defines exceptional images? Taking the example of...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. February 28th, 2016, 05:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,406
Posted By Jerome Marot
And what if no photograph was interesting, ever? ...

And what if no photograph was interesting, ever?

Let me elaborate a little bit. You are talking of photographs of exceptional events. These photographs would then indeed be exceptional, but not...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. December 26th, 2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,283
Posted By Jerome Marot
Making the car short enough to allow for parking...

Making the car short enough to allow for parking perpendicularly to the street was part of the original specification for that car line (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smart_(automobile)). The car is...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. October 11th, 2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,631
Posted By Jerome Marot
No photographer made it on their first try. May I...

No photographer made it on their first try. May I suggest a simple exercise? Go out and walk until you find something which you feel to be interesting. It could be a building, a stone, a plant,...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. September 20th, 2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 20,781
Posted By Jerome Marot
Indeed. Who would have predicted at the height of...

Indeed. Who would have predicted at the height of her career that she would turn that way?
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. September 20th, 2015, 02:10 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 20,781
Posted By Jerome Marot
I see. Please tell me why people find Piet...

I see. Please tell me why people find Piet Mondriaan paintings nice.
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. September 19th, 2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 20,781
Posted By Jerome Marot
Both, since the colour wheels formalise innate...

Both, since the colour wheels formalise innate preferences for certain combinations of colours.
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. September 19th, 2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 20,781
Posted By Jerome Marot
Colour theory is a "technique" as well... ...

Colour theory is a "technique" as well...

There is nothing wrong in discussing look up tables or in discussing how to correct metamerism for accurate colour reproduction under different...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. September 19th, 2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 20,781
Posted By Jerome Marot
I had a look at that thread again. Quite frankly,...

I had a look at that thread again. Quite frankly, I find that the contributions to that particular thread were excellent. If Michael and Paula were expecting more, their expectations were...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. September 19th, 2015, 01:17 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 20,781
Posted By Jerome Marot
The image shows apples. I am not sure how much...

The image shows apples. I am not sure how much rectangular apples are...

We have had more interesting discussions about compositions. Probably the most complete is Reading the reading...
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