Category Archives: Technique

>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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> “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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>Watching the Death of a Film

> Palm, Variation #2, (c) 2008 Jeane Vogel I spent the weekend in the studio, working on new images. I have exactly 32 fresh pieces of Polaroid film left. 32. From that I might get 10 new images to add … Continue reading

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>Happy New Year!

>I spent New Year’s Day in the studio. What better way to anticipate a great year of making art than to work in the studio? I never forget what a luxury it is to have separate studio space. Some of … Continue reading

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>Picking Up a Pencil

>Do photographers need to know how to draw? Well, yeah! If they want to be artists they do. That was just part of the conversation last night among a few Women’s Caucus for Art board members. A watercolorist and a … Continue reading

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