Stark Beauty – Zazzle’s Best

I recently opened up a new Zazzle store featuring my photography work. My plan was to post about the opening of the site once I had more content up, but then something changed my mind…

On Saturday my canvas print of “Stark Beauty” appeared on Zazzle’s “Today’s Best” page for September 15th, 2012. Needless to say I was surprised and excited! =)

This is the second time I’ve received this little honor, the first being bestowed upon my lovely “Hi. – Monster” mousepad.

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And below are the other images I have up in the store right now.

Hopefully, I’ll be adding a few more photographs and products later this week.

Until the next time….

 

-MRC

Photography: What is Beauty?

Yes, I am back from the dead once again! I’m currently working on some changes for this site, both in terms of content and layout. While you wait I urge you to head on over to my friend David Sprinkle’s photography blog and read an intriguing post on beauty and photography entitled “Watches the Watchers.”

Beauty in Photography

In this particular post David analyzes his style of model based photography after receiving a somewhat harsh critique regarding his lighting and posing techniques. He then submits the following questions to his audience:

“Is it a photographer’s responsibility to make their subjects as sexually attractive as possible at all times? If we remove sex from the equation, and assume some sort of hypothetical beauty without sexuality, is it a photographer’s duty to maintain that beauty at all times?” -David Sprinkle

I highly suggest taking a journey through Pulse Depravity to become fully acquainted with David’s visually stark work. Then, go to his post and leave your answer to his thought provoking examination.