Stability vs. Vertigo

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      If you read a book on linear perspective the examples will present a sight line ( sometimes referred to as the “Horizon Line”) parallel to the bottom of the picture( also known as the ground plane).  Its … Continued

The Value of “S”

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    Artists have inherited a form that invites the viewer into their pictures. It’s the “S” shape also known as the serpentine shape, or meander shape,  or  Zig-Zag.  It shows up alphabetically and numerically as the “S,Z,2,5, and the … Continued

Focus: The Camera vs. The Eye

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 I visited my local tidal wetlands this afternoon.  Again,  I lowered my point of view putting it among an aggregation of mussels. The tide was low. I aimed my camera directly at the sun for a backlit ( or contre jour … Continued