Miscellaneous Wisdom

Consider this chapter to be like the bonus track on a CD from your favorite band. It wasn’t in the plans for the book, but I had so many great little nuggets of information left over that didn’t make it into the rest of the book that I really wanted to share. There’s not a great way to tie them all together, so I’ll just share them in a stream-of-conscious sort of way and hopefully you’ll find them influencing your corrections in important ways.

Starting Off

Bob Festa describes how he approaches a shot: “When I throw up a shot, the first thing I do, before I talk to anybody, is kind of peer into the corners of the negative and look for my visual signposts; my references in the shot that I look for. I’m actually ...

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