Hello and welcome! I'm Emily Jefferis, a wedding and lifestyle portrait photographer located in Grove City, PA. Investment information, details, and my portfolios are available at www.willajphotography.com. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact me through emily@willajphotography.com. Thanks for looking!

Mar 25, 2010

Asking the Place

Edward Ranney, a pioneer photographer in the West, explains how you begin photographing a new subject in an unfamilar place or landscape, “How do you do it? You just start photographing. The camera finds things—the lens tells you what is important. The key is to get photographing—you can’t just sit still. It is exactly the same now—you move through a site and find the vantage point by making the pictures. You are trying to ask the place what it is about, what is going on here and why is it important. Certain things—specific views or elements—gradually become important through the process of working, and the visual possibilities come to define themselves.”

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