Put Your Hand In It!

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How to make a photo which better connects with your viewer:

Put your hand in it!

Why? It makes the viewer think or feel like it were *their* hand. Similar in video games and FPS when you think the ‘POV’ hands are your hands.

Note Robo Recall or Half-Life Alyx VR:

Seeing the hand of the creator makes you feel like you’re really part of the action!

PHOTOGRAPHY 101

Dear friend,

If you’re new to photography, start here:

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Photography is Everything!

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Mad men. NYC, 2017. Pentax 645Z


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Everyday Photography

RICOH GR II selfie in mirror, double eye surreal. Prague, 2017

RICOH GR II selfie in mirror, double eye surreal. Prague, 2017

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How to Create a Body of Work

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Learn From the Masters of Photography

MASTERS PROTOTYPE by HAPTIC

“He without a past has no future.”

Start here:

  1. Why Study the Masters of Photography?
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The Masters of Photography

Prague, 1968. Josef Koudelka / Magnum Photos

Prague, 1968. Josef Koudelka / Magnum Photos

Classics never die: