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Pipe BendersIn this image, I had the task of arranging the objects on the workbench pretty much as I chose, which was a lot more challenging than simply finding a good composition.

On Reading Photographs

I believe the single most important exercise for any photographer is to study the work of the masters, whether of your own particular interest—say landscapes—or of other kinds of photography. I’ll go further and say it is just as important to study paintings and even sculpture. There is much to be learned by a close study of great artistic works. It could be argued that a cold and clinical analysis of these works takes some of the enjoyment ...

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