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Re: [OM] Aesthetic sense.

Subject: Re: [OM] Aesthetic sense.
From: Winsor Crosby <wincros@xxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 21 Jul 1998 18:13:21 -0700
>On Mon, 20 Jul 1998 PCACala@xxxxxxx wrote:
>|Hi Ed:
>|> Or perhaps, as beginners we check and double check each setting.  Each
>|>  is a new experience to be relished.  Each frame is unique.  Each frame is
>|> seen
>|>  through unbiased eyes.  It's the novelty of looking at something and
>|>  that you can show it to others as you see it.
>|>  But I'm repeating what you said.
>|>  So how does one recapture that innocence (I had to look up the
>|One suggestion I have is to change the format you shoot in.  Like go from 35
>|mm to large format.  There every shot has to count or its $5 minimum down the

Prosper wrote:

>An alternative is to always imagine you are down to your last frame on
>your last roll, and there is a Pulitzer prize winning scene before
>you.  Also imagine that you NEED! this "final" image to pay the rent.
Of course this assumes the goals of aesthetics and the rent photo are the
same. They certainly not the same in most fields of endeavor.


Winsor Crosby
Long Beach, California

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