OT PESO - Casey

Ken Waller kwaller at peoplepc.com
Sun Oct 25 19:10:20 EDT 2009


Kenneth Waller
http://www.tinyurl.com/272u2f

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "paul stenquist" <pnstenquist at comcast.net>
Subject: Re: OT PESO - Casey


>
> On Oct 25, 2009, at 6:22 PM, Ken Waller wrote:
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>>
>> Kenneth Waller
>> http://www.tinyurl.com/272u2f
>>
>> ----- 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.

No argument.
My point was that a lesser known individual, regardless of the 'extremism', 
is less likely to have his 'extreme' work accepted.

> 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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