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Latitude Photography Podcast


Jul 15, 2020

We’re talking a bit about the new Canon gear and heading back to the Photo Quest topics as well.

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Introduction

Rick, welcome back!

Today we’re all in on the new Canon announcements and a bit more on the Photo Quest book. 

New Canon Announcements

Thoughts on the R5

Thoughts on the R6

Thoughts on the 100–500

Thoughts on the 600 and 800mm lenses

Photo Quest

What makes someone an artist

Be both a photographer and an artist

Erin Babnik Quote: “In my view, an artist is simply someone who uses their medium as an outlet for personal expression, intending to put something of them into each creation, no matter what medium they are using.”

Bonnie Gresham Davidson: “The freedom of being an artist far outweighs what others think. We don’t all have the same taste.”

Pablo Picasso: “We all know that art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize the truth.”

What’s needed on the Photo Artist’s Pallette

Scott Adams: “Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.”

Subjectivity of art, originality

“Not getting the iconic shots” complaint from a workshop attendee. (story of second workshop in Hawaii, off on my own)

Deeper thinking. “Consider your storyline and what your picture will say to the viewer”

Imagination: We must use our imagination as we did when we were kids.

Edward Weston: “To consult the rules of composition before making a picture is a little like consulting the law of gravitation before going for a walk.”

Gesture

Reminders

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  6. Find me online at https://brentbergherm.com
  7. And finally, my online learning platform for photographers is found at http://latitudephotographyschool.com
  8. Find Rick at https://ricksammon.com
  9. Find Rick on YouTube
  10. Find Rick on Instagram @RickSammonPhotography