Donald Townsend's

Apr 10

“One of the biggest challenges new photographers face is to learn to make a stronger image while removing distracting elements from the frame.” — Valérie Jardin’s Blog | All photography related weblog
How very true. Working with a fixed lense can help a lot.

Mar 13

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Mar 06

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Mar 04

I like how Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament contrast the houses and objects in the foreground. That’s what makes this picture interesting to look at.

I like how Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament contrast the houses and objects in the foreground. That’s what makes this picture interesting to look at.

(Source: suckbitch1, via fuji-x100s-fan)

Mar 01

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Feb 19

Risky behavior can spread virus like

People who know each other and hang out in the same circles — people who are a part of the same social network — infect each other with their interests, he found. When those interests include high-risk activities such as carrying a gun or selling drugs, that leads to predictable trouble.

Feb 12

The History of Invisibility and the Future of Camouflage -

Never knew that the science behind camouflage was that complicated. Great read if you are into camouflage.

Jan 29

“Seeing photographically is also training your eye to remove distracting elements from the frame and making compositional decisions in camera before you press the shutter. Taking control of your camera and expressing your vision with intent is an essential step towards honing your photographic skills and one that I love teaching on my workshops.” — Seeing Photographically | WordPress.com

Jan 23

“We tend to think that younger people “get” the Internet — are the bellwhethers and trendsetters — because they grew up with it, where the olds have to learn it. But what happens when you have middle aged people who grew up with the Internet? When everyone grew up with it?” — W. B. McNamara (via wordbk)

“The Alpha 7 twins are arguably the most ambitious cameras Sony has ever made.” — Sony Alpha 7 Review: Digital Photography Review