What is the resolution of the human eye?

Ever wondered what the resolution of the human eye is? I haven’t but now I know. Vsauce’s Michael Stevens attempts an answer in this fun and amusing video.

The literate lens - photography, writing and the spaces between
“Be yourself. I much prefer seeing something, even it is clumsy, that doesn’t look like somebody else’s work.” – William Klein

The best advise I was never given

The above video offers some sage advise no matter what creative discipline you might practice.

“I really believe there are things nobody would see if I didn’t photograph them.” - Diane Arbus
Emma Phillips - Salt

George Eastman House photographic processes series

The history of photography, and in particular photographic processes, is fascinating. It tells the story of how photography was democratised. If you want to know how we got to where we are today then you need to look back at the history and the evolution of photographic processes. The George Eastman House has produced a wonderful twelve part Photographic Processes Series that tells this story by tracing the history of the photographic process from the camera obscura through to digital photography.

One thing that I have learned…

Photography is, amongst other things, about learning, and over the 13 years that I have been shooting I have learned a lot about photography. Most of the things I have learned I have learned in the last year since I have gotten more serious about my photography. Learning is also the main reason I started this blog, to share what I have learned about photography.

One thing that I have learned… is a series about things that I have learned about photography or through photography. This first post in the series is about Only showing your best photos.

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Ben Thomas
“If your pictures aren’t good enough, you aren’t close enough.” - Robert Capa