Switch to English Language Passer en langue française Omschakelen naar Nederlandse Taal Wechseln Sie zu deutschen Sprache Passa alla lingua italiana
Members: 75,790   Posts: 1,671,576   Online: 889
      
Page 34 of 38 FirstFirst ... 242829303132333435363738 LastLast
Results 331 to 340 of 372
  1. #331
    Ken Nadvornick's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2005
    Location
    Monroe, WA, USA
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    4,314
    Images
    50
    Hey, unless there's cake and candles involved, you belong in prison mister.

    Ken
    "When making a portrait, my approach is quite the same as when I am portraying a rock. I do not wish to impose my personality upon the sitter, but, keeping myself open to receive reactions from his own special ego, record this with nothing added: except of course when I am working professionally, when money enters in,—then for a price, I become a liar..."

    — Edward Weston, Daybooks, Vol. II, February 2, 1932

  2. #332

    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Location
    Los Angeles, CA
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    5,889
    Quote Originally Posted by benjiboy View Post
    The general public can't understand why anybody in their right mind who isn't a pervert would want to take pictures of people they don't know.
    That is my experience also. Especially if a stranger, the subject "needs to know" that there is something photogenic happening before they become agreeable. Othereise, they are likely to be suspicious and maybe hostile.

  3. #333
    MartinCrabtree's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    Back in the hills
    Shooter
    35mm
    Posts
    995
    Images
    8
    A disquieting or scandalous subject does not make a good photograph. And if you must use them..........................

  4. #334
    lxdude's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    Redlands, So. Calif.
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    6,859
    Quote Originally Posted by MartinCrabtree View Post
    A disquieting or scandalous subject does not make a good photograph.
    It does not not make a good photograph.

    And if you must use them..........................
    ...your name might be Weegee or Arbus.
    I do use a digital device in my photographic pursuits when necessary.
    When someone rags on me for using film, I use a middle digit, upraised.

  5. #335
    hoffy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Adelaide, Australia
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    2,144
    Blog Entries
    1
    Images
    57
    Quote Originally Posted by lxdude View Post
    It does not not make a good photograph.



    ...your name might be Weegee or Arbus.
    Answer me this, then. Did Arbus ASK the marginalised if she could take there picture or did she try and snap away with no care or respect?

    Big difference...
    If you get a chance, check out my new Facebook Page, Kustoms On Silver!

    Hoffy's Flickr Photostream (Not quite analog Only, but nearly!)

  6. #336
    lxdude's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    Redlands, So. Calif.
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    6,859
    I was responding to what Martin implied by saying, "And if you must use them..........................", which I took to mean, if completed, "you aren't much of a photographer".
    Martin did not discern between asking and not asking.

    EDIT: Change to "I was responding to what I believe Martin implied..."
    Last edited by lxdude; 07-14-2013 at 09:28 PM. Click to view previous post history.
    I do use a digital device in my photographic pursuits when necessary.
    When someone rags on me for using film, I use a middle digit, upraised.

  7. #337
    MartinCrabtree's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    Back in the hills
    Shooter
    35mm
    Posts
    995
    Images
    8
    You inferred. I implied nothing,simply leaving you to your own conclusion.

    And you picked two names from untold millions. A distinct minority. Hardly making a valid point.

  8. #338
    lxdude's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Location
    Redlands, So. Calif.
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    6,859
    Quote Originally Posted by MartinCrabtree View Post
    You inferred.
    So clarified in the post.

    I implied nothing,simply leaving you to your own conclusion.
    So you have no opinion?

    And you picked two names from untold millions. A distinct minority. Hardly making a valid point.
    That's silly. Listing millions of names is not necessary to validate the point, which is that using disquieting or scandalous subjects is valid.
    Those two names suffice to validate the point. Excellence is always achieved only by the distinct minority.
    I do use a digital device in my photographic pursuits when necessary.
    When someone rags on me for using film, I use a middle digit, upraised.

  9. #339
    Mark Feldstein's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Location
    Monterey, CA / BiCoastal NY
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    163
    Oh sure. He wanted pix from you to use for promotion. Did he offer an assignment? Did he offer to compensate you in any way or grant access for you to shoot unencumbered? No. Without evening being sure of who you are, he just says "send me pix". My bet is they were either for him or the guy who's head of his archdiocese.

    Is someone raising cattle around that place? I believe the Latin phrase is: I smell "bovenis excrementus".

    And as far as the pool and the lifeguard are concerned. I would have tossed a Baby Ruth candy bar into the pool, pointed and yelled "DOODY!!!". Then left. I always carry a couple of those or Snickers in my run bag for just such occasions.
    Mark
    _________________________________
    Without guys like John Coltrane, Count Basie and Duke Ellington, life....would be meaningless.

  10. #340
    jnanian's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2003
    Shooter
    Multi Format
    Posts
    18,107
    Blog Entries
    14
    Images
    71
    this thread is starting to sound like a bad movie ...



 

APUG PARTNERS EQUALLY FUNDING OUR COMMUNITY:



Contact Us  |  Support Us!  |  Advertise  |  Site Terms  |  Archive  —   Search  |  Mobile Device Access  |  RSS  |  Facebook  |  Linkedin