OT PESO - Casey
kwaller at peoplepc.com
Sun Oct 25 19:10:20 EDT 2009
----- 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:
>> 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.
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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