Tag: theory

Getting past the overly-familiar

Certain scenes are so popular in nature photography, that their popularity drains them of any emotional significance. After years of seeing the work of Ansel and his imitators,…

art for the eyes and ears

In my last post, I ranted a bit about how artists are expected to be “deep”, while musicians are allowed to just play. Zak commented that he thought…

Artists need blogs!

By now, all artists have heard the advice that to be successful, we need to have a blog. It’s now a classic bit of advice that get handed…

telepathy, art and fire

In science fiction, whenever a character develops the ability to hear other people’s thoughts (like Parkman in the show Heroes), they go through an intense struggle to control…