Thoughts, ideas, and commentary on the art of photography by Nashville-based professional fine art photographer Keith Dotson. It's the podcast about fine art photography made by a working fine art photographer.
This podcast is written for photographers, photography collectors, photography students, and enthusiasts. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/keith-dotson/support
In this episode, a brief biography of Anna Atkins, the first female photographer and the first person to create a photography-based book. She learned photography from some of its inventors and went on to become a master of the cyanotype print.
New York Public Library copy of "British Algae" by Anna Atkins: https://digitalcollections.nypl...
Have you ever given any thought to the sound of the camera shutter?
I don't mean the loudness of the shutter, like during weddings or events . . . I mean the actual quality of the shutter sound. Is it important to you how the shutter sounds? I've realized since I started shooting with Sony cameras that I don't enjoy the sound of Sony shutters...
Note to Self: Don't Perfect the Soul Out of Your Photographs
In episode 12 of the fine art photography podcast, a reminder to myself that a technically perfect photograph is not always the most artistically moving photograph. Sometimes technical perfection creates a static, clinical photograph. My goal as an artist is to create an emotional connection with my viewers, and this is a lesson I have to relearn every few years.
The Extraordinary (but Sad) Life of Carleton Watkins, the First Great Photographer of Yosemite
In this episode of the fine art photography podcast, we talk about Carleton Watkins, accidental photographer made some the first great photographs of Yosemite. His work let to protections for Yosemite and indirectly helped the establishment of the National Parks System. But even though he experienced huge success, his story didn't have a happy ending...
In this episode of the Fine Art Photography podcast we discuss printing, paper, and how long your prints might last. As part of the discussion, we'll touch on dye-based printing vs. inkjet printing, OBAs, UV exposure, and other things that help or hinder the longevity of your inkjet prints. While this podcast mentions a few brand names, this is not a sponsored podcast.
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