One of the most common myths in photography and art, in general, is that some things are wrong and others are right. This creates a notion that some art is worse than other art. If this were true, the world would never go beyond a predefined concept of art.

Painters like Van Gogh have painted “wrong paintings”. However, executed with the brilliant technique that suits the concept, these “wrong” paintings have become some of the most valuable ones to ever exist. Here is why there is no right or wrong photo, only bad technique.

Art Is Subjective. Really, Is It?

Perhaps the most pretentious thing I hear over and over again when I give feedback is that photography is subjective. There is a significant element of truth to this pretentious-sounding statement. The reason I say this statement is pretentious is that people tend to stop at the fact that art

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Photography as an art form is relatively new on Guam. There have been visiting photographers on Guam since the early 1900s. However, the evolution of photography as a form of artistic expression of the island residents has only happened within the last thirty years.

Used to document Chamorro life

Travelers who visited Guam, along with the military, used photography to document Chamorro life. Helen Paul, a U.S. Navy officer’s wife and a schoolteacher on Guam in the early 1900s, was one of the earliest known persons to document early Chamorro life and Guam.

In July 1927, the father of the religion of Scientology, L. Ron Hubbard lived on Guam as a military dependent. At the age of sixteen, Hubbard learned photographic techniques from Thomas Mayhew, a photographer living on Guam, and started a lifelong interest in photography. In May 2007, the L. Ron Hubbard Foundation exhibited his work from that

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The Sigma fp L is arguably one of the most innovative mirrorless cameras on the market. It’s a stripped-down camera that, with accessories, allows photographers to build back only what is needed. It’s got a lot: from grips to viewfinders and a hot shoe slot. Carrying on with the same body style as the original fp, the Sigma fp L adds a higher-resolution 61-megapixel sensor. The autofocus also gets a boost, and the camera houses more color profiles, along with other smaller tweaks.

But, while innovative, has Sigma stripped away too much? The mirrorless camera lacks a physical, mechanical shutter, relying instead on only an electronic one. It lacks in-body optical stabilization. If you want a hot shoe flash, you can’t add on a viewfinder. And where many companies are making autofocus systems that require three digits to count the

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Photography as an art form is relatively new on Guam. There have been visiting photographers on Guam since the early 1900s. However, the evolution of photography as a form of artistic expression of the island residents has only happened within the last thirty years.

Used to document Chamorro life

Travelers who visited Guam, along with the military, used photography to document Chamorro life. Helen Paul, a U.S. Navy officer’s wife and a schoolteacher on Guam in the early 1900s, was one of the earliest known persons to document early Chamorro life and Guam.

In July 1927, the father of the religion of Scientology, L. Ron Hubbard lived on Guam as a military dependent. At the age of sixteen, Hubbard learned photographic techniques from Thomas Mayhew, a photographer living on Guam, and started a lifelong interest in photography. In May 2007, the L. Ron Hubbard Foundation exhibited his work from that

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