January 22, 2017

Friday Night Photography Quote:

Let me here call attention to one of the most universally popular mistakes that have to do with photography – that of classing supposedly excellent work as professional, and using the term amateur to convey the idea of immature productions and to excuse atrociously poor photographs. As a matter of fact nearly all the greatest work is being, and has always been done, by those who are following photography for the love of it, and not merely for financial reasons. As the name implies, an amateur is one who works for love; and viewed in this light the incorrectness of the popular classification is readily apparent.
— Alfred Stieglitz – in 1899


Between being called into work for Snow Removal and trying to recuperate. After the crazy Holidays I’ve had No Time to shoot. These past few weeks have been spent basically trying to get past the tough physical drain on my body and mind. Work has been rough!

Happy New Year to everyone! Those on the American side of things Congratulations on getting a New President! We shall do what we have to day to day and see what actually transpires. I say let them fall where they be. Just be on guard and watch to see if they the New Administration tries to take any of our Protected Rights away.

First thing that’s already happened is a Lot of the White House . gov pages of Information have disappeared. Some are troubling considering the previous discussions on the Environment. The Rights guaranteed to us under the Bill of Rights as well as the LGBT page. The way some of the Republicans Homophobic rantings it’s Not a Surprise but seriously?
The limited compassion shown by these supposed Intelligent individuals that are to Run Our American Government is mind boggling.
In this article what was left out is the American First Nation or to some the American Indian page was also removed. Here’s the Link:
https://www.engadget.com/2017/01/20/trumps-white-house-website-deletes-climate-change-lgbt-pages/

Now I normally am Not fond of discussing Politics on my Art Photography page. But since I haven’t been able to do anything to show for my next discussion on lighting. I felt that just a Little bit of Current Events is worth it. All of the Women’s Marches around the world have been peaceful and have also broken some major Protest Records. As of the latest numbers I’ve heard 2.9 Million people have Protested against the Hate and Anti-Women American President.

Any thoughts and discussions are Welcome. Just post your thoughts without going off into a Heated discussion and I will share it here..

Mark

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