La Petite Sirène Photography
The Photographic Journey of a Little Mermaid
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Photo Quote of the Week
The 'machine-gun' approach to photography - by which many [photographs] are made with the hope that one will be good - is fatal to serious results. -
So this week I did not forget to provide you guys with another photography related quote.
aren't you proud of me, you know you are.
And again when I read this quote I felt compelled to share some thoughts.
mostly stemming from my personal experience with this concept.
Before I had taken any photographic instruction, I admit I used this 'machine-gun' approach.
I took many, many photographs of my subject with such rapid continuity that I was basically just hoping I got at least
While it is not a negative thing at all to take many photographs of the same subject, each 'repetitive' photograph should have a purpose.
Without it, you're just a sniper sitting in a tree with no scope and no visible target.
Each repetition should be serving some
Whether it's a change in angle.
depth of field.
but your repetition should have thought.
like that sniper I mentioned earlier.
Otherwise, you're not doing yourself or your talents much good.
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