Category: Rants and Raves

It’s The Subjectives, Stupid

It’s The Subjectives, Stupid

| December 13, 2008 | 8 Replies

To my readers who are not familiar with American politics, the title is a play on a famous Bill Clinton campaign slogan (“It’s the economy, stupid”) and not meant to offend anyone. The Internet and trade publications are abuzz with the recent crop of new cameras. I have to admit, I’ve been following very carefully, […]

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The Proverbial “Body of Work” and The Narrow-Minded Art Critic

The Proverbial “Body of Work” and The Narrow-Minded Art Critic

| August 5, 2008 | 9 Replies

Is the person eloquent in one language necessarily a better communicator than one who masters several? Is the person who specializes in playing the violin necessarily a better musician than one who can also play the piano and the clarinet? Why is it, when art critics have nothing more constructive to say, they always fall […]

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Six Silver Bullets

Six Silver Bullets

| May 12, 2008 | 10 Replies

Who among us isn’t hoping for a secret formula or a magic spell we can use to conjure up great images anywhere, any time, at our beck and call? A switch we can flip to reveal unique compositions, beautiful light, rare moments, and deep insight – a Silver Bullet. Obviously, there is no such thing […]

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