Looking beyond the viewfinder... photography and the arts.

posted on 14th of march, 2009

ATTENTION LADIES AND GENTLEMEN! STEP AWAY FROM THE CAMERA AND LISTEN UP! Those of you who have been living within the confines of only your camera viewfinder, all others form of art are alive and well. From dance, to drawing to even cooking, the arts emulate our everyday life; and upon closer inspection, all art forms are loosely (or tightly) entwined with each other. Dance and photography or food and photography being the same you say? Preposterous!!! “Not so”, I say! Although not a new idea, it’s something to remember that as a photographer, everything is connected.
Like a sculptor starts out with a lump of clay, a photographer must start out with a camera in hand; ready to “see” that image. Just like a chef blends their ingredients together adding little of...

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Comments (3)

Posted by Petroruth on March 15, 2009
good advice mind opening and inspirational keep the grey mater working.
Posted by Fultonsphoto on March 14, 2009
Nice blog and good advice, I am going to tap dance over to my camera right now :0)
Posted by Pyfriend on March 14, 2009
Good advise! Profound opinion! Art roots in life, and needs eyes which are good at discovering!

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