Advice from a photo editor at a

posted by Jason Kottke   Dec 21, 2007

Advice from a photo editor at a national magazine on how to talk about photography, particularly to those who know little about it.

I have a sweet technique I use for finding the great images from a shoot that really tends to piss-off the editors: I edit the film without reading the story. This helps me tune into which images have the most impact on me and which ones transcend subject matter and become forces in their own right.

His description of defending good photography applies to design as well.