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#1 adamhanlon


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Posted 31 May 2017 - 02:27 AM

Hi all,


I have just posted an article on the Wetpixel front page containing some of my opinions about what constitutes great imagery.




Like all opinions, my thoughts should be open for debate! I would very much welcome feedback and other's thoughts on the subject.


Thank you



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#2 Tom_Kline


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Posted 31 May 2017 - 06:06 PM

Nice job. There was an interesting thread on this topic that was started by Steve Williams a few years ago. It is here:


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#3 PrelevicM


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Posted 01 June 2017 - 04:19 PM

I just love this part 

Amazing images need no explanation. You may think that the audience may be impressed that you took the image whilst free diving in Arctic water while being chased by a large school of titan triggerfish (!), but most are actually simply there to look at your imagery



Explaining what you had to do before or after the image doesn't make that image more awesome specially if you are not there to explain it. 

“The important thing about having lots of things to remember is that you’ve got to go somewhere afterwards where you can remember them, you see? You’ve got to stop. You haven’t really been anywhere until you’ve got back home.” 
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