Questions of quality: The viewing of a great Photo

The Perceptive Photographer

Jan 8 2024 • 12 mins

Dive into the ideas of what makes a good photograph in this episode of the Perceptive Photographer podcast. In episode 461 we try to unlock what defines quality in a image and how our assessment of the subjective nature of good changes and evolves over time From engaging our emotions to shifting at our thinking, we talk about how to discover the key elements that make a photograph truly stand out. Key Topics What makes a good photograph? Distractions in photos: purposeful or not? The subjective nature of photographic interest Emotional evocation as a photo's marker Thinking photos: contemplation and engagement "I also believe that photographs that are good have us think. They have us shift our way at our awareness of the world in a way we hadn't considered before." Subscribing to the podcast ensures not missing any new episodes released every Monday. Gear used in the podcast One of the questions I get asked frequently is what sort of equipment do I use to record my podcast. I have used a variety of equipment in the years that I have been recording, but here is the current list of equipment that I am using. Also as an FYI and full disclosure, the links are affiliate links to Amazon.Rode Procaster XLR microphoneRode Boom ArmRode PSM ShockmountAll three Rode components a kitFocusrite Scarlet 2i2Adobe Audition (part of creative cloud subscription)LogicPro XMacbook ProOWC Thunderbolt 3 dockHeadphones