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Re: Do You Find "Straight" Photography Boring? I do!
« Reply #30 on: January 14, 2024, 15:23:29 »
Again:  thank you all.  My wife is my main worry now.  She's held up better than expected but time will tell how much she is affected.  Thank you all again for your kindness.
"If it's more than a hundred feet from the car, it's not photogenic."--Edward Weston

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Re: Do You Find "Straight" Photography Boring? I do!
« Reply #31 on: January 15, 2024, 03:53:49 »
My heartfelt condolences to you both.
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Re: Do You Find "Straight" Photography Boring? I do!
« Reply #32 on: January 15, 2024, 15:18:17 »
Perhaps some photographers (like me) have a twisted view of "Straight"?



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Ann ! long time no see
Love your photo
Have a great 2024 !

As for the subject of the thread I love expperimenting and pushing my limits with whatever tool I have at the time, and yes sometimes straight photos can be boring
Armando Morales
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« Reply #33 on: January 15, 2024, 15:21:35 »
We have just gone through a big trauma in our household......
So sorry for yor loss
May he rest in peace

the images your shared remind me of articles from the "Life" magazine , they have a feeling behind them
Armando Morales
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Re: Do You Find "Straight" Photography Boring? I do!
« Reply #34 on: January 15, 2024, 15:28:15 »
John, Armando...thank you.  And thanks, Armando, for the comment on the photos.
"If it's more than a hundred feet from the car, it's not photogenic."--Edward Weston

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Re: Do You Find "Straight" Photography Boring? I do!
« Reply #35 on: January 15, 2024, 16:45:01 »
My condolences, Dogman.

Armando is right about the feel of your photographs. I just wish that I could articulate it.

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Re: Do You Find "Straight" Photography Boring? I do!
« Reply #36 on: January 15, 2024, 20:13:09 »
Armando:
Thank you enormously for your appreciative remarks — and your very kind good wishes for 2024 (which I reciprocate!).

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Re: Do You Find "Straight" Photography Boring? I do!
« Reply #37 on: January 15, 2024, 23:55:44 »
We have just gone through a big trauma in our household.  We've spent a lot of hours at the hospital over the last month because my youngest step-son had a stroke just before Christmas.  Sadly, he died last week. 

I don't deal with these things well.  I tend to internalize adversity and my emotions.  To deal with these trying days, I did what I have done and what has kept me sane for most of my life--I took pictures.  Pictures of everything, the ICU waiting room, the doctors and nurses, the floor, the bathrooms, the ceiling...everything.  I've shared some of them on Flickr and another forum but without explanation.  I'm not sure if this has anything to do with "straight" photography or not.  For me, they're straight from my heart and I wanted to share them.  It also helps relieve the burden somewhat.


I feel you. great transport of emotions in these pictures
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Re: Do You Find "Straight" Photography Boring? I do!
« Reply #38 on: January 16, 2024, 11:21:44 »
Again:  thank you all.  My wife is my main worry now.  She's held up better than expected but time will tell how much she is affected.  Thank you all again for your kindness.

Please accept my condolences. Wishing all of you strength to deal with your loss.
Hans Cremers

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« Reply #39 on: January 16, 2024, 15:03:55 »
Again, thanks to you all.
"If it's more than a hundred feet from the car, it's not photogenic."--Edward Weston

My Photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/197057338@N03/

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« Reply #40 on: January 16, 2024, 20:00:50 »
Armando:
Thank you enormously for your appreciative remarks — and your very kind good wishes for 2024 (which I reciprocate!).


I did miss you, Lady Ann. Great to have you with us again.
You are out there. You and your camera. You can shoot or not shoot as you please. Discover the world, Your world. Show it to us. Or we might never see it.

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Re: Do You Find "Straight" Photography Boring? I do!
« Reply #41 on: January 17, 2024, 19:37:51 »
Thank you Frank!

I have been rather busy but will try to come here more frequently in the future.