RE: RE: Traveling Portfoliio Cheers

From: Jim Collum ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 08/31/04-10:23:29 PM Z
Message-id: <55749BC69138654EBBC4C50BA4F556106B974D@AIREMAIL.airespace.com>

thanks. i appreciate the feedback, positive as well as helpful critisicm. I prefer it much more than the "hey that's great" that friends and family give. no other way to grow than with a critical eye. i'm checking to see if some feathering improves it.
 
          jim

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From: res1dvao@verizon.net [mailto:res1dvao@verizon.net]
Sent: Tue 8/31/2004 7:56 PM
To: alt-photo-process-l@sask.usask.ca
Subject: Re: RE: Traveling Portfoliio Cheers

I also like it. Beauty is in the eye ... etc.

George
>
> From: Jim Collum <jcollum@airespace.com>
> Date: 2004/08/31 Tue PM 10:14:44 GMT
> To: rocky@pdq.net, alt-photo-process-l@sask.usask.ca
> Subject: RE: Traveling Portfoliio Cheers
>
> Thanks for taking the time on commenting. The buttons is actually red.
> Everything in the cement factory is covered in a fine gray dust, so what
> you're seeing is the red thru the dust. The actual photograph that was
> used for this image is :
>
> http://www.jcollum.com/urban/images/collum_039.jpg
>
> Neither the colors, nor their placement in these prints have been made
> up.. and if anything, they are less saturated than the actual colors
> (the result of having pigments laid down on uncoated watercolor paper).
> I guess it's a matter of where someone is coming from. Most color
> photographers object to the colors because they are too mute, b/w
> photographers because they too vivid :^)
>
> I guess the bottom line is they satisfy me, and I sell a lot of them :^)
>
> Thanks for looking at my images. I've only been doing alt-processes for
> about 8 months (ciba and b/w fiber for about 20 yrs though).
>
> jim
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rocky Boudreaux [mailto:rocky@pdq.net]
> Sent: Monday, August 30, 2004 8:45 PM
> To: alt-photo-process-l@sask.usask.ca
> Subject: Traveling Portfoliio Cheers
>
> Jim Collun - Hope I spelled that correctly, my hand
> writing is terrible. Platinum over Pigment is interesting but I found
> the colors too intense. The scene with the pipes and guard rails worked
> better then the Red Button which is actually pink. Why not a pink
> button, I asked? The button looked like a pasted on sticker. Perhaps if
> the edges were feathered or the tones were more muted it would have
> pleased me more. Little more finesse would help but we agreed that we
> could all feel the dust or powder. The broad range of gray tones was
> wonderful and well executed. I'll need to try the Pigment over some day.
>
>
>
>
Received on Tue Aug 31 22:22:48 2004

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