I was going to post this to my other blog, but I thought you all might enjoy it a bit more. My camera battery died Saturday afternoon so I wasn’t able to get anything from Saturday night. The one thing I forgot was the battery charger. Blurge.
So here’s how I operate as a photographer.
I developed my first roll of film when I was 14 years old at the School of Art and Design in Manhattan.
I don’t do any cropping outside of the camera lens. I was taught by cranky old purists that believed that if you can’t get it right in camera, you’re not going to get it right at all. (And to all those that argue, you can fix it in post, screw that. Who do really want to hire? The one who got the shot or the one that almost got the shot and you had to fix it post? Trust me, you want the person that is going to get you all the takes you had planned, not the one who almost got the shot. It’s just good financial sense.)
Not one of the images posted had any additional editing, processing or cropping outside of the camera. So I guess I stand by those cranky old purists and claim them for my own.