a Photographic Journey by Meryl

Posts tagged “technology


You get to the point where your demons get
smaller and smaller and you get bigger and bigger.”
August Wilson

EnlightenSorry I’ve been away so long…
I travelled to the West Coast where
I worked on a number of my collections
including an exciting new documentary project
with a friend from Seattle that’s related to my Phantoms.
Here’s a new one that I took in downtown Los Angeles…
Happy to be Back!

visit Phantoms to see more in this series

©Meryl Spiegel 2013–All rights reserved–No reproduction without permission


One of the benefits of all this blogging
is the feedback received on my work. Last week
I responded to a generous offer of a Picture Critique by Otto of
Munchows Creative Photo Blog.  In response I submitted my latest Phantom.
I knew that the background was too busy, but didn’t know quite how to improve it.
Within a few days, I had the answer. Otto simply suggested that I darken it so it almost appears
like night and increase the contrast in the foreground. Here’s the result…
Let me know what you think.
Thank you Otto!

©Meryl Spiegel 2012–All rights reserved–No reproduction without permission


dare I
stop stare
chat chew sip
some green water
like Jackie O
idle for a

Visit PHANTOMS to see all posts in this series
and to see more Phantoms go to Photography by Meryl Spiegel 

©Meryl Spiegel 2012–All rights reserved–No reproduction without permission