Archive: December 2010

Secrets Of Lo-Fi Photography

  • December 29, 2010
Secrets Of Lo-Fi Photography

Between An Erupting Earth And An Exploding Sky by Ashley Buress, Used With Permission.  Lo-fi photography is a style of photography generally using poor equipment, such as toy cameras or pinhole cameras, for stylistic effect. It is often considered a reaction to the perceived ease of creating technically perfect photos in the digital age. Generally the emphasis is on using film, rather than digital technology. -Wikipedia Recently, I learned an important lesson about photography. The camera does not make the photograph, the photographer does. This concept has been intentionally dismissed...

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Alone In My Own Abandon

  • December 23, 2010
Alone In My Own Abandon

I was inspired today to write this post after posting a status update on Facebook that read, "Thomas W.P. Slatin wonders why he uses Facebook when nobody ever writes anything to him." I wrote this update out of sadness. Sadness that despite trying to keep in touch with all of my friends over the years, I've moved into the digital era and joined Facebook, where all of my friends can connect with me and all of their friends in real-time. However despite my active "liking" of their posts, posting comments, and writing on their walls, it seems that nobody is interested in keeping in touch with me. It...

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