Friday, October 26, 2012

Photographer Appreciation Month

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By Terry Orr

As far back as I can remember – I have been attracted to photographs, images, paintings and other forms of catching a moment in time. Little did I know back in grade school that this interest would be common link for both my professional and personal life!  One of my favorite pastimes today is surfing the Internet – looking at specific and general Blog and Web Sites that contain these priceless pieces of art.

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 In 1960, my Dad married June (our second step-mother) who was an artist in her own right and her father – Vernon was a practicing minister, farmer, journeyman carpenter, engaging story-teller, a World War 1 photographer veteran and all around wonderful person to know and be around.  It wasn't until after I had joined the Navy that I learned about his efforts during his war – taking photos by leaning out of plans and hot air balloons. A few years later – I learned that he had kept current on photos/images being taken by man and unmanned vehicles and various space platforms.  Sadly, he passed before I was able to bring him to Washington, DC for special meeting on where we were and going in the imagery business.

The details of this black and white photograph are simply amazing.

Capturing the very instant – as if the frozen in time.
The Beautiful Colors of Nature
Cat is very much at ease.
Children at play - Lovely  
What a magnificent setting
Digital Photography School posted “Maternity Photography – 7 Tips for Taking Great Shotsby Natalie Norton – this is one of those photographs.

Jim Harmer of Improve Photography wrote – “The 5 Elements of Captivating Photography”- what an interesting and beautiful black and white image.

Morris Pawtucket from Picture Correct top 10 most famous photographers of all time are:
  1. Ansel Adams
  2. Yonsuf Karsh
  3. Robert Capa
  4. Henri Cartier-Bresson
  5. Dorothea Lange
  6. Jerry Uelsman
  7. Annie Liebovitz
  8. Brassai
  9. Brian Duffy
  10. Jay Maisel

 The last night while watching the second game of the World Series, a new super-fast camera was discussed that took around 5,000 frames per second – most cameras speeds today are around 30 frames per second.

Local Friends in the Photography:
April Rose

Online Friends with great photographs:

References and Links:

 Next time you see something that catches your eye, grab your camera and snap that image.  Enjoy

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