Minutiae: it’s all in the details

Minutiae “…the shapes nearest shapelessness awe us most, suggest the god.” (A. R. Ammons) “Beauty is the Universal seen.” (Alfred Stieglitz)* I’ve been working on this for several months now, and as far as I know, it’s an original idea: make extremely tiny works which are designed to become “art” only after they are massively enlarged. In doing the art small, the intent shows thru, but the final image comes.. Read More

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How to prepare an image for a photo contest

Entering photography contests is fun, but the first few times it can be a bit daunting. The contest always specifies what format an image file must be, in order to be accepted. And besides that, it limits the size… and besides -that- you want them to see it with the same colors as you see on your own monitor. Well, here’s the step-by-step to doing just that. http://www.valleau.gallery/how2/enter-a-contest/

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