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Old 06-14-2016   #11
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So here's another. Some aspects are OK. It's not one
of my faves but it's not as if I'm gonna delete it. The
reason I brought it here is the "music thing". There's
a pull on me to shoot performances, but sometimes
it seems just hopeless cuz it's a visual record of what
is mainly an audible event.
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How can you convey visually something that is audible? How can you convey motion with something that is static?

For you "music thing", I feel that I would want to capture the effort and emotion that goes into the making of the music. A close up of the puff out, air filled cheeks, The tense and long reaching fingers on the guitar neck...

I'm still not sure that I'm hearing what you want me to see.
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I did notice the alignment between the two sets of footprints and wondered at the cause. Assuming that they were not deliberately aligned, which by the way you have admitted that they were, this might have occurred by accident, though a stoop or set of stairs at the entrance of the house and the mailbox - which, in view of the image setup, may or may not actually exist - at the far end would serve to synchronize the footprints at these two points. There was also some strangeness in the pattern at the far end of the path, including a third set of footprints.
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I was being called?
Need some more info. What do we have to discuss when an image is presented?
My seeing muscles certainly are trained for ROT.
May I present a different aproach:" The art of analyzing".
On a weekly basis an image is presented and during the week the image is analyzed: composition theory, color theory, technicals aspect, place, form, function, part of artistic lines, you name it. There is only one rule: comments have to be more than "I like it".
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I believe the subtle strangeness that you are referring to is the shoe
tracks are aligned and with each matching print one print is in each
directions leading a person to believe that your feet are spinning at
the ankle while you walk.
BINGO !
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I was being called?
Need some more info. What do we have to discuss when an
image is presented?
My seeing muscles certainly are trained for ROT.
May I present a different aproach:" The art of analyzing".
On a weekly basis an image is presented and during the week
the image is analyzed: composition theory, color theory,
technicals aspect, place, form, function, part of artistic lines,
you name it. There is only one rule: comments have to be
more than "I like it".
Thank you for joining in. I'll withhold comment for a while.
I do encourage everyone who joins in to comment on your
suggestion, other members' suggestions, etc. hoping for a
"snowball" effect. I will venture to say I like seeing you use
that word "analyze". I shoulda used it in the opening post !

@ Scoundrel, on the left coast it's OK to google "snowball"

I'm hoping not to recreate the "Critiques by Genres" section,
or, as you [Rense] might call it, the "I-like-it" zone. Let's see
what shakes out here.

I'm goona be watching the rest of the forum for appropriate
opportunities to insert a link to this thread, places where a
thread briefly veers into "seeing" or "analyzing", but that is
cut short and steamrollered by the usual ... uhhh ... 'stuff'
Takes mucho peeps to get a snowball snowballing !
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Is post #2 from thread "Valley of Fire" in the Infrared forum among the kinds of things you are looking for?
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Is post #2 from thread "Valley of Fire" in the Infrared
forum among the kinds of things you are looking for?
Yup, #2 is among the kinds of things, and acoarst therefor
also is post #1 !

OTOH posts #3 and #4 would not cut it :-(

Why should posts #3 and #4 bother mentioning IR filters and
cameras and yet have nothing to say ... when you managed
to discuss the images and content without ever mentioning
the wavelengths involved, which makes proper fodder for
the IR forum, but wavelengths don't matter here.
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Here's one to analyse

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Having seen more of your stuff, I tend to see it
as "concept documentation", a narrative series.

One shot all by itself, it looks kinda "forensic".
It teases the curiosity rather more than being
about "visual art". For that reason, I find these
photos far more engaging when I see a series
[even if they're not meant to be a series]. I'm
just not able to view only one now as if I had
never seen the others.

Edit: Forcing myself to view the one frame in
isolation, what I see is that you present this
scene in which something is going on, or will
be, or already happened, which is a mystery.
The very act of you presenting it changes it
from stuff-in-your-workshop into the mystery.
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Having seen more of your stuff, I tend to see it
as "concept documentation", a narrative series.

One shot all by itself, it looks kinda "forensic".
It teases the curiosity rather more than being
about "visual art". For that reason, I find these
photos far more engaging when I see a series
[even if they're not meant to be a series]. I'm
just not able to view only one now as if I had
never seen the others.

Edit: Forcing myself to view the one frame in
isolation, what I see is that you present this
scene in which something is going on, or will
be, or already happened, which is a mystery.
The very act of you presenting it changes it
from stuff-in-your-workshop into the mystery.
Ok, here are a few more from the series









I'll post the video later


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