All Posts by Lad Sessions

About the Author

Jan 15

#1081. Covid Photographic Ramblings #4

By Lad Sessions | Art & Creativity

As fall foliage gave way to wintry scenes, I have increasingly gravitated toward black and white imagery; in the bleak midwinter, images apparently turn monochromatic. Naturally, given my bent, this tendency prompted reflection. I enjoy making black and white images, learning as I go, though I do not feel especially competent. I offer the following […]

Continue reading
Dec 21

#1072. Covid Photographic Ramblings #3

By Lad Sessions | Art & Creativity

I spent nearly half a century learning and teaching philosophy, with a couple of detours into the wilderness of academic administration. The students were wonderful, the courses challenging, the friendships stimulating, and the research rewarding. You can learn a lot about the world—and yourself—by studying philosophy intensively, and I commend it to everyone. When I […]

Continue reading
Jan 31

#960. On Satisficing

By Lad Sessions | Opinion

Photography is an infinite realm, with as at least as many different kinds of photographs as there are photographers. I want to paint in broad strokes a certain kind that is underrepresented on most photography sites, Dear Susan included, which I will call “satisficing.”     The term “satisficing” was introduced as early as 1947 […]

Continue reading
>