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Re: The door and window problem


ben egbert wrote:
Bob Jarman wrote:
ben egbert wrote:
Good question. But I have determined that I can no longer show images I care about so I am trying to find stuff that does not matter. I need a photo outlet and forum participation. I suspect others have reached the same conclusion because I see a lot of this sort of image.

Here is a little essay I wrote about it.

http://ben-egbert-photo.com/?page_id=932



So are you suggesting simply because you see "a lot of this sort of image" others who post images such as this are of the same opinion - simply posting "stuff that does not matter" for entertaining one's self? I doubt that is the case.

I think you miss the point of my suggested self-assignment. Speaking for myself, I am here and participate to learn, and perhaps contribute to others doing the same. I thought you were of a like mind, perhaps not, and that is unfortunate.

Bob




I lack the interpersonal skill required for people photography so I only do family stuff which I don't show on line.


My wife says I have the manners of a goat and tact of a rhinoceros - don't fell like you are the Lone Ranger


This leaves a very large arena about which I have no connection. I don't know what I don't know..

But I have ruled out showing for presentation and that leaves me to undertake assignment work and you are the inspiration for it. But I have a different motive than you.

But I see no personal growth here for me. It will just be a way to participate in the forum.

An awful lot of photography is assignment work. I may even find non landscape subjects out there that I can connect to. I actually did the other night, an older cottage type home with a white picket fence lined with roses.

I am not so certain here as I am with landscapes so there is room to grow. But probably not with old doors unless it has the Grand Tetons behind it.



Give it a shot - don't sell yourself short

And, don't be so quick to toss aside other's posts as "stuff that does not matter" just because it does not appeal to you - you are doing both the poster and yourself an injustice.

Bob



Oct 17, 2012 at 06:22 PM



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