ANTI IN-BETWEEN

Anything which is in between and tries to get the best of both worlds is a bad idea, and a compromise.

ANTI IN-BETWEEN

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For example, the Porsche Panamera is the ultimate compromise car. It doesn’t look quite as sporty as a Porsche 911, and it only has four seats. Perhaps better to barbell it: have a Prius as your daily driver, and have a Porsche GT 3 as your sports car.

Exaggerations are better

Also when it comes to photography, to exaggerate your perspective is better. For example, better to shoot with a 28 mm or 35mm lens than a 50 mm lens or an 85 mm lens.

Even with movies and films, better to embrace the extremes. For example better to watch a John Wick movie where there is lots of insane killing, rather than a lukewarm action flick.

In praise of attempting a one rep max once a week, then normal every day working out

Also with overall physique and strength and health, perhaps it is better to attempt a one rep max deadlift once a week, then every day working out and grinding.

With productivity, perhaps it is better to check your email once a month then several times a day. This way you have more signal, less noise.

Even with investing, I only check my crypto once a year or once every other year. This way I am not fooled by short term trends, and rather could think the decade or two decade timeline.

Don’t shoot at 0 exposure compensation

Barbell and extremes, which is either very high key photography, or very low-key photography. For example, better to shoot at -2 or -3 exposure compensation to create more dramatic photos, or to shoot +1 or +2 exposure compensation to make very high key dramatic photos.


DESIGN THOUGHTS

hand red black macro ERIC KIM
  1. CLASSIC/TIMELESS IS BORING.
    Photographers are Designers
  2. Why Perfect?
  3. Beautiful but Boring
  4. AGGRESSIVE DESIGN.
  5. DESIGN IS KING.
  6. WHY DESIGN?
  7. THE RAGING BULL.
  8. BARE BONES.
  9. The Best Car for Thinking
  10. Zen Aesthetics
  11. Why Minimalism?
  12. SPARTAN DESIGN.
  13. Generic Design
  14. An Elite Aesthetic
  15. Not Hateful Design
  16. New Forward Facing Design vs Retrospective and Nostalgic Design
  17. Depressing Design vs Uplifting Design
  18. The Best Design Towards What Ends?
  19. Exciting or Boring Design?
  20. On Design & Photography
  21. A Designer Desires to Design and Create Things!
  22. Delightful Technology and Design
  23. Dynamic Aesthetics
  24. Design vs Brand Prestige
  25. Classic Proportions, Modern Design
  26. Why Does Design Matter?
  27. The Best Design
  28. MUSCULAR DESIGN.
  29. Camera Design
  30. Watch Design
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