Discover Methods for Judging Your Photos and Those of Others

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All these articles are dedicated to Photographic Judgement.

Photograph of Antelop Canyon in black and white. Photograph by Amar Guillen, photographer artist.

Understand a Photo Visually and Semantically

Understanding a Photo Semiologically and Semantically This photograph in black and white of Antelop Canyon could be interpreted in different ways. Step 1: Visual Comprehension The visual…
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Road crossing Valley of Fire in black and white. Photograph by Amar Guillen, photographer artist.

Two Steps to Fully Understanding a Photo

Two Steps to Fully Understanding a Photo When you look at other photographers' photos for inspiration and new ideas, you analyze every inch to attempt to fully understand the images. You are looking…
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Turtle swimming in the Red Sea in black and white. Photograph by Amar Guillen, photographer artist.

5 Rules to Judge a Photo Subjectively

5 Rules to Judge a Photo Subjectively Turtle swimming in the Red Sea. Peacefulness, tranquility, and elegance characterize this black and white underwater photo. How Judging Subjectively? You…
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Photograph in black and white of a manta ray in Maldives during a night dive. Photograph by Amar Guillen, photographer artist.

Why and How Judging a Photograph Subjectively

Why and How Judging a Photograph Subjectively When judging photos, whether personal or those of other photographers, you certainly use so-called objective criteria. But why would not you use purely…
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Photograph in black and white of a road to Monument Valley in Arizona. Photograph by Amar Guillen, photographer artist.

6 Steps to Define a Good Photo

6 Steps to Define a Good Photo When you are out in the field studying the result of a shot on your camera screen, sometimes you say to yourself: “That's a good picture. I’ll keep it.” Or maybe you…
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Landscape in black and white of Canyon de Chelly Arizona in United States. Photograph by Amar Guillen, photographer artist.

How to Manage the Criticism of Your Photos

How to Manage the Criticism of Your Photos Have you ever dealt with negative criticism of your photographs? Have you ever felt totally discouraged after hearing or reading malicious reviews of your…
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Snowy landscape of Yellowstone during winter.

3 Steps for Giving Meaning to Your Photos

3 Steps for Giving Meaning to Your Photos in 3 Steps You have most likely heard the expression "giving meaning to your photos" in magazines, exhibitions, or photo blogs. But what exactly does this…
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Black and white landscape photograph of Zabriskie Point in Death Valley, United States.

3 Steps for Reading and Appreciating a Photograph

3 Steps for Reading and Appreciating a Photograph You certainly look at hundreds of photographs daily. Whether for your personal projects, professional career or in articles you reference, your…
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Black and white photograph of a landscape of Antelope Island in the state of Utah in the United States.

Why and How: Judging a Photograph

How to Judge a Photo and Why In the article entitled "Why and how to analyze a photograph", you will learn about both my method and my reading grid, which enables the photographer to systematically…
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Photograph in black and white of Upper Antelop Canyon in Arizona.

4 Steps to Analyze a Nature Photograph

4 Steps to Analyze a Nature Photograph Every day, you will certainly search for photographic inspiration by browsing websites or by turning the pages of photography books. You analyze and judge each…
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CThis artistic photograph of a buffalo is subjective because the choice of the attitude, the composition, the framing.

Why: Artistic Photography is Subjective

Why: Artistic Photography is Subjective Photography in general is subjective. Artistic photography specifically is even more so. Whether it is the photographer, author, or the collector of…
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To create this photo of a gray heron in this environment, we waited for hours.

5 Steps to Create Interesting Photos

5 Steps to Create Interesting Photos Every day, tens of millions of photographs are created throughout the world. All social strata, that is, the diversity of culture, is affected by this…
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Hummingbird in flight foraging a flower.

My “10-10-10-30-40 rule” in Photography

The “10-10-10-30-40 rule” in Photography How do you make a great and memorable photo? How do the great photographers do it? I hear these questions at some point during every photo workshop. To answer…
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Amar Guillen. Professional Photographer Artist of nature.

Amar Guillen is an artist photographer. He creates for you fine art prints of nature. Amar expresses in images and emotions the infinite mysteries that conceal nature. He has developed a personal, artistic, and contemplative photographic language.

The quest of Amar Guillen is to highlight the preciousness of nature and to sublimate it.

His adventure with photography began in 1987 when he purchased his first camera.

He began to feel at that time, a real fascination for the sumptuous landscapes which surround him and the fauna which populates them. The need to express emotions in images is already being felt.

In 2003, he became a professional nature photographer. Since, he devotes himself entirely and professionally to artistic photography. His research crystallizes around the underwater space, the animal universe and the terrestrial landscapes.

 

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