Category: Critiques

Critiques of photographs, mostly my own photographs, but occasionally I’ll throw in work by another person.

The spirit and the letter of art

“The spirit and the letter” is a phrase often used to talk about laws and company policies. What is written is supposed to give not just black and white rules for which to follow, but also outline a methodology, or lifestyle which is implicit in the text. It’s like looking at the 10 commandments and saying, “These are ten rules… Read more →

Critique: Red flower

This is my first critique, it will be short and sweet. I haven’t done a formal critique of an image since college, so this will be a good exercise for me. I can only imagine that I will get better at these as I do more of them and it will also force me to really “see” an image as… Read more →