Crop, Distort, Or Retouch ?

Top frame of a panoramic stitch Bottom frame of a panoramic stitch Panoramic stitch Panoramic stitch distorted Panoramic stitch cropped Panoramic stitch cropped and retouched Panoramic stitch retouched The strategies above are not limited to panoramic stitches. We’re responsible for everything that’s in the frame. We’re...
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Be Your Best Friend

Refraction LX A voice inside my head was grousing, “There’s nothing here. It’s not good enough. You’re not good enough. Someone else has done this before. You’ve done this before. You’re uncomfortable. You’ll have better luck next time.” I’d heard it all before. So I...
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30 Great Quotes On Stealing

Enjoy this collection of quotes on stealing. “Good artists copy, great artists steal.” – Pablo Picasso “Lesser artists borrow, great artists steal.” – Igor Stravinsky “Immature artists imitate. Mature artists steal.” – Lionel Trilling “Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal.” – T. S. Eliot “Good writers borrow...
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How To Write About Your Images

Writing an artist’s statement is something I initially resisted. For years I’d heard all of the excuses from many great artists, “Pictures should be seen and not heard.””If I could say with words what I want to say with images, I’d have become a writer.””Those...
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New Interview – Find Your Way

Shortly after the opening of my new exhibition Land Within Land, Scott David Gordon recently interviewed me for his podcast Austin Talks. He picked up on many of the ideas I shared during my gallery talks … and ran with them. As he said, “If you...
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