Text and Image Photography

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Monthly Archives: May 2009

Shocking Cognoscenti

Gee, I use a big word in that title. Just in case if you don’t know what congnoscenti is, I’ll tell you. It has to do with know-it-alls. You see photographer Robert Frank shocked them with his spontaneous photographs  that he shot all across the United States. Frank caught America’s desperation; his images cast long […]

Blog Review Monday

There’s an excellent article about what lenses to use for street photography here. The article also details various approaches for shooting on the street. The author says that a 50 mm Canon 1.4 is a great lens for street photography. I can agree with that. He also says set your camera to ISO 800 during […]

Iran or Bust

There’s a great photo blog put out by the New York Times. Today, there’s an image of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran kissing a baby with flower petals swirling in the air. If I only could be in Iran to get such a photograph. For some people getting into Iran can be tough. Even if […]