Jul 26

#882. The Un-Camera

By Adrian | Opinion , Review , Travel Photography

Dear Susan’s contributors have varied photographic interests, taken with varied equipment, but often with a unifying aim to avoid the obvious, and often taking an independent path to interesting photography.  A couple of years ago, Dear Susan founder Pascal wrote about the concept of “undestination photography“, to eschew the cliched and instagrammed spots over-run with […]

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Jul 24

#881. Content is king

By paulperton | Opinion

I’m staring at an empty document. About to write a piece for DS (DearSusan), which is suddenly derailed. I’ve allowed myself to become distracted midway through the opening sentence and now find it necessary to veer off to the Interwebs for a shot of inspiration. And failed – as more distractions came along. We don’t […]

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Jul 19

#879. Rediscovering fireworks

By pascaljappy | Opinion

Every July 14th, France celebrates Bastille day with much fanfare, in a three pronged event: military parades in the morning, fireworks in the evening, and louts destroying stuff in between, which appears to have become a new low IQ way of life in France (some people have a picnic, others burn motobikes, the thrills of […]

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Jul 17

#878. Summer in Scotland

By paulperton | Travel Photography

Early July signals our departure for the north of Scotland, to join friends for what has become an annual week of salmon fishing on the Spey. This is (I think) our sixth visit and the fishing remains difficult and for reasons unknown, not very productive. No matter. I have a camera(s) with me and can […]

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Jul 10

#875. Funthropomorphism Challenge results !

By pascaljappy | How-To

Pareidolia: “a psychological phenomenon that causes people to see patterns in a random stimulus. This often leads to people assigning human characteristics to objects.”     It’s freakish how often our brain assembles pieces of a scene into something different than it really is. Particularly in peripheral vision. We turn around, and the object isn’t […]

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