OT PESO - Casey
pnstenquist at comcast.net
Sun Oct 25 18:49:00 EDT 2009
On Oct 25, 2009, at 6:22 PM, Ken Waller wrote:
> Kenneth Waller
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "paul stenquist" <pnstenquist at comcast.net
> Subject: Re: OT PESO - Casey
>> It's certainly not a bad compromise. The overall effect is nice.
>> Of course if you look at contemporary fashion photography,
>> anything goes. The end result is all that counts. Even Richard
>> Avedon, who might be considered the father of modern fashion
>> photography, engaged in some distinctly over the top looks,
>> including ultra high contrast and blown highlights.
> He & other well know 'artists' can get away with stuff like that
> because of their name.
True to a certain extent. But extremism is not always ineffective. How
closely photography approximates real life tonal values shouldn't
always be the basis on which the work is judged. Impact counts.
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