ANOTHER LOOK AT MANCHAUG – GARRY ARMSTRONG

It’s always interesting shooting in tandem. You’ve got the same stuff to look at and some of your pictures are likely to be very similar. But the eyes are different.

The cameras have different lenses and no two photographers ever shoot the scene exactly the same way.

This is Garry’s look at Manchaug.

Author: Garry Armstrong

As a reporter for Channel 7 in Boston for 31 years, I was witness to most of the major events affecting the region. I met a lot of people ... politicians, actors, moguls, criminals and many regular folks caught up in extraordinary situations. Sometimes, I write about the people I've met and places I've been. Sometimes, I write about life, my family, my dogs and me. Or what might otherwise be called Life.

9 thoughts on “ANOTHER LOOK AT MANCHAUG – GARRY ARMSTRONG”

  1. I really like Garry’s photo. I love it when Chris brings her camera with her and we shoot the same stuff, but boy do they look different. That is the magic of photography and artistry all tied up in one.

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    1. He has a great eye. I shouldn’t be surprised. He spent his entire career dealing with film, editing film, directing crews on what (and sometimes how) to shoot. He just didn’t do stills. Sometimes our pictures are exactly the same, but usually, he is much more likely to include people and action in his shots than I am. That makes sense too. He was, after all, a news reporter. He looks for stories while I look for scenes.

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      1. Chris is a project manager at heart and it shows in her photos. She likes a wide angle and wants to see the entire picture…me on the other hand I just want to see what is in front of me…macros. ๐Ÿ™‚

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        1. Garry looks for “stuff going on.” His camera has an exceptionally long and high quality superzoom that goes from 20mm wide to about 850mm long. Close enough to a video camera (it’ll do that too!) to make him feel right at home ๐Ÿ™‚ He does work in wide angle more than I do, though.

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