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Forum: Art from Found Photographs December 3rd, 2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 43
Documentary - The Making Of: Blurred vision
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Posted By Robert Watcher
Tom So that personal observation on your...

Tom

So that personal observation on your photograph, is in my way of seeing things exactly the same as me or others making statements such as "I enjoy these images".

Your demeaner may prefer...
Forum: Art from Found Photographs December 2nd, 2016, 04:40 PM
Replies: 43
Documentary - The Making Of: Blurred vision
Views: 3,246
Posted By Robert Watcher
I was meaning what I stated in the nicest way. I...

I was meaning what I stated in the nicest way. I never believe anyone who attempts to convince others about the type of person he or she is. Tom is all hot air trying to get a reaction. However I...
Forum: Art from Found Photographs December 2nd, 2016, 06:37 AM
Replies: 43
Documentary - The Making Of: Blurred vision
Views: 3,246
Posted By Robert Watcher
I am not referring to your physical eye. I...

I am not referring to your physical eye.

I never mentioned camera.

If you didn't desire recognition or acknowledgement of your photographs, you would be keeping them to yourself or not taking...
Forum: Art from Found Photographs December 1st, 2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 43
Documentary - The Making Of: Blurred vision
Views: 3,246
Posted By Robert Watcher
I really like your set of images. You have a very...

I really like your set of images. You have a very good eye and use your photographic tools and abilities well.


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Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. September 24th, 2016, 06:34 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,454
Posted By Robert Watcher
I was just babbling on with what was on my mind...

I was just babbling on with what was on my mind at the moment - most of which is always based on past experiences, triggered by current ones. No personal attack on you Paul. I have no idea whether...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. September 24th, 2016, 05:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,454
Posted By Robert Watcher
Exotic - meaning an alien living in a foreign...

Exotic - meaning an alien living in a foreign country. Exciting and somewhat unusual - yes. A choice my wife and I made 8-1/2 years ago that demands a simple life presented with many challenges and...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. September 23rd, 2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,454
Posted By Robert Watcher
This post is hilarious. I'm just so glad...

This post is hilarious.

I'm just so glad that all I worry about is taking photographs each and every day, that satisfy me - that are purchased by the very few who value my work enough to pay quite...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. October 12th, 2015, 09:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,926
Posted By Robert Watcher
So I hunted around my files and found an example...

So I hunted around my files and found an example of a similar type of structure. This is the only time I've photographed such a sculpture because they really aren't interesting subjects to me.

But...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. October 12th, 2015, 08:56 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,926
Posted By Robert Watcher
And including creative angles of people in the...

And including creative angles of people in the photo may be the best way to create interest and give a narrative to the memorial.

How I probably would have framed this? I would have been standing...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. October 12th, 2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,926
Posted By Robert Watcher
If you are interested in telling the story of...

If you are interested in telling the story of this memorial ---- then your approach was correct in taking a large variety of photos from different angles and distances. I would say that with subject...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. October 11th, 2015, 07:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,926
Posted By Robert Watcher
OH - and if you research - - - you should find...

OH - and if you research - - - you should find all kinds of images on the web that may give you ideas of how to handle the same subject you are shooting or similar subjects.

For example, by...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. October 11th, 2015, 07:18 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,926
Posted By Robert Watcher
About the only advice I can give for stating with...

About the only advice I can give for stating with improving this image - - - is to go back at a different time of day - either very early in the morning or quite late in the day. The low angle of...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. October 11th, 2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,926
Posted By Robert Watcher
Dave you are NOT LEAVING THE FORUM! I took...

Dave you are NOT LEAVING THE FORUM! I took nothing you said personally. It is nice to hear your thoughts and I recognize your humility by expressing them. If you want to be good at your photography -...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. October 11th, 2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,926
Posted By Robert Watcher
It's really unfortunate that you took what I said...

It's really unfortunate that you took what I said this way.
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. October 9th, 2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,926
Posted By Robert Watcher
What I see in every one of your images posted...

What I see in every one of your images posted here, is typical of how everyone picking up a camera thinks they are capturing the true essence of what is front of them. The problem is that when they...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. October 9th, 2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,926
Posted By Robert Watcher
Mistake of just finding what's good after the picture has been taken!

A common mistake is to try and create a story out of what you have photographed.

[You come home with the picture and the main subject doesn't pop out!]

I'll give you 2 examples from this set...
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. June 18th, 2015, 05:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,776
Posted By Robert Watcher
There is a difference between expressing personal...

There is a difference between expressing personal opinions, and personal attacks. Stay away from the second, and all is fine with me. :)
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. June 17th, 2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,776
Posted By Robert Watcher
Just like playing and mastering a musical...

Just like playing and mastering a musical instrument, the directions the artist can take their craft/sound/style are endless. As a guitarist, it has always amazed me that with the same 6 strings and...
Forum: Interactive Artist Showcase May 16th, 2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 12
Exhibition Quality Pictures for Discussion and Questions: OPF Gallery One, "By Appointment only"
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Posted By Robert Watcher
Very beautiful display Asher.

Very beautiful display Asher.
Forum: Art Theory: Idea workshop. April 20th, 2014, 02:33 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,628
Posted By Robert Watcher
If this is being implied in the strictest sense,...

If this is being implied in the strictest sense, then it is not an ideology that I subscribe to. "Best results" are totally subjective and can be accomplished without full knowledge of tools and...
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