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News, views, stories, opinions and tips from Dennis Minty, Photographer, Environmentalist



On Seeing

April 18, 2017  •  Leave a Comment
Perhaps a photographer's most important ability is to take notice, to pay attention. Simple, but profoundly important. No camera or lens provides this. Looking is what we do passively all day long to negotiate our way through our lives. Some things we notice, and we may linger a moment in that noticing, but most things we don't notice. The cinema o...
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Style

May 11, 2013  •  1 Comment
A group of fellow photographers were challenged to pick one photo that illustrated what they believed to be their style. It got me thinking about the topic. Cl​early all visual artists, musicians and writers can develop an identifiable personal style over time with practice and dedication. It's rare or never that we start out with one. As it devel...
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Shooting from the Heart

April 23, 2013  •  4 Comments
While shooting in the Galapagos Islands a few years ago, a friend said to me, "Dennis, you shoot from the heart." We had been travelling together for several days by then and this was the beginning of one of many conversations we had about photography. Although I had not thought much about that idea until then, I was touched by his observation and...
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