CHAPTER 11

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 original book, but I had many great little nuggets of information left over that didn’t otherwise fit into the book but 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-consciousness sort of way. I hope you 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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