Life is just too precious to spend all your days and nights sleeping. I sleep 4-6 hours per night so I spend a great deal of time alone during the early morning hours. This helps me to focus. I work out photographic problems and even write some poetry. The following image I took this early morning at 3:14 A.M. and is a 7190 – 4800 … Continue reading Coming Together at 3:00 A.M.
RAW+F 5/2 sec. f/11 85mm ISO 400 Nikon D7200 Continue reading Chair & Hat
This afternoon I set up with my 85mm f1.2 portrait lens with dear Judith. This image captured in our living room at approximately 3:00 p.m. is still out of focus, but I have discovered some new truths. 1.) The camera was on a tripod 2.) Focus Point was on Judith’s left eye and I feel it should have been on the right eye (the closest … Continue reading Focus Lesson
John’s interest and passion for photography began nearly 50 years ago. As a former US Marine he photographed fellow Marines during a three week lull waiting for combat training to begin. The results were great but Evans always felt the images could be better. His raison d’ etre became his creative side allowing him to shift away from a ruminating ideation. The preceding image taken … Continue reading John Evans Paavo Oso Arts
Intimidation by Military PTSD So, the conflicts of war in ’71 and the issue of dog-tags depending on who you are become a kind of tattoo wrapped around your bloody neck like a hangman’s noose, well, it just sort of became my duty. Our flag was my heart and soul…still is. Onward into the scenario of combat zones, firefights, explosives, flares, and M-60 cartridges spent … Continue reading Military PTSD – Series 1