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Re: [OM] Aesthetic sense.

Subject: Re: [OM] Aesthetic sense.
From: Winsor Crosby <wincros@xxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 15 Jul 1998 17:57:30 -0700
>On 14 Jul 98 at 19:38, John Austin wrote:
>> Over the past several days, I have read on the list several mentions of
>> aesthetic sense. By which I assume the writers are talking about artistic
>> ability with a camera. Does anyone have an opinion on how one develops or
>> improves their aesthetic or artistic sense. I know that I for one feel that
>> I can always use improvement, and perhaps I'm not alone in feeling that way.
>> Any input from anyone?
>I understand there's an "Artistic Personaility Card" available for some of
>those new fangled N*k*n jobs which completely removes the burden of worrying
>about such trivial things... ;-)
>Seriously though, this is a very good question, and I too always feel I can
>use improvement. Often my best shots are those which I just seem to "happen",
>and others which I compose and re-compose and shoot half a roll on never
>make it work. So how does one fine-tune this seemingly subconscious sense?
>Shawn Wright

In my opinion, you fine tune the subconscious sense by working hard in
which you "...compose and recompose and shoot half a roll and never quite
make it work."  It is like learning a language, or like creating several
tons of marble chips on other work before doing your David.


Winsor Crosby
Long Beach, California

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