CHAPTER 12John Shaw

While leading Mountain Light Workshops, I suggested that John Shaw would be a terrific addition to their faculty. John’s ability to synthesize essential elements of highly technical aspects of digital photography would bolster Mountain Light’s credibility. Justin Black agreed. John is a digital guru who had transitioned from a highly competent film photographer to one of the most qualified proponents of new technology.

Though we’ve been friends for a very long time (or maybe because we were friends), I unleashed a broadside assuring him that his “toy cameras” would never be a serious tool for professional landscape photographers. Back in 2006, our on-going banter delighted workshop attendees who relished passionate divergent ...

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