OT PESO - Casey

paul stenquist pnstenquist at comcast.net
Sun Oct 25 18:49:00 EDT 2009


On Oct 25, 2009, at 6:22 PM, Ken Waller wrote:

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> Kenneth Waller
> http://www.tinyurl.com/272u2f
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> ----- Original Message ----- From: "paul stenquist" <pnstenquist at comcast.net 
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> Subject: Re: OT PESO - Casey
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>> 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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