Category Archives: Technique

>Buying Handmade

>I finally did it. I opened the Etsy shop. If you don’t know about Etsy, I encourage you to explore it. Etsy provides artists a venue to display and buyers to discover small hand-made treasures. Most of the work there … Continue reading

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>Night Light

> Mars & Evening Stars, © 2001 Jeane Vogel Photography,  Cibachrome print There is something special about night light. It changes with the seasons. Cloud cover, moon phase, even air temperature can change the quality of the light after sunset. … Continue reading

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>Film vs. Digital

> Summer Storm on the Current River,  ©1980, 2008 Jeane Vogel Photography, Cibachrome print I got a shipment of Polaroid sepia film yesterday. It’s rare and when I found it, I jumped at the chance to use it again. I … Continue reading

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>Routine

> “Duck Pond,” (c) 2008 Jeane Vogel Photography, Infrared photograph I think the worst advice I ever got was “Stick to a Routine.”  It goes like this: Develop a good work routine. Make your routine part of your life. You … Continue reading

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>Death of a Film — Part II

> Sunflower, Mixed Media Painting/Photography, 30×30, $750 SOLD People are aghast when they learn that my Polaroid film has been discontinued. The hand-altered Polaroids are popular and they mourn the loss of new images. So do I. There are five … Continue reading

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>Slow Down

> Peace, Love, Luck – Variation #1, © 2008 Jeane Vogel, Infrared photograph Plein aire painters have a huge advantage over photographers. They sit in one place for hours, studying a composition. Removing elements, adding elements. The artist is immersed … Continue reading

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>You Can’t Do THAT!

>What do people need so many rules? Especially artists? Are we supposed to be the ones who are allowed to think beyond convention? Ok, sure. Don’t poke your studio mate with an Exacto knife. That’s a good one. Don’t drink … Continue reading

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