Category Archives: Photo Direction

Are you seeing what you’re looking at?

When I was a kid, I remember hearing  “Take a picture–it’ll last longer!” if I stared at something too long. Today taking a photo has never been easier. Because of this we are taking more photos than ever. And filing … Continue reading

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Very odd

Ever have trouble making an arrangement look “balanced”? Here’s a trick I learned from photo stylists to make a pleasing arrangement of flowers, fruit, books, pillows, whatever… Try working with an odd number of objects. It keeps the eye moving … Continue reading

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I made this myself, dammit

Thinking that convenience food was all about convenience, cake mixes were developed in the 1930’s that only required the addition of water. Tests showed that housewives were always looking for ways to save time in the kitchen. Sales were disappointing, … Continue reading

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