I see it simply as (putting tone where you think it is required), how you do it seems to trouble a lot of workers here.
Originally Posted by Bill Burk
Small world, eh?
Your original question called to mind a quote in a 'Zone VI Newsletter' by Fred Picker (No. 31, January 1982).
"The printer of a photograph linguistically presents to himself the situation he confronts. He can improve the print only to the extent that he can point to and name its shortcomings." - Alexander Jamison, 1978
I'd explain what that means to me, but my interpretation might detract from its impact. For now I think it would be better to leave the quote standing alone and let the thought sink in and mean something to you...