The Daily Photograph presents works by photographer Jim McKinniss. What photographers are your greatest influences? McKinniss : Diane Arbus, Lee Friedlander, and Alfred Stieglitz and the Photo-Secessionists. What makes a photograph good? McKinniss : For me technical perfection is much less important than the artistic interpretation the photographer brings to the photo. A good photograph will cause the observer to pause and study it and possibly create a story. It leaves questions in the viewer’s mind. Many of your photographs contain an element of mystery. Can you explain that? McKinniss : Many of my photographs are dark in tone. I...
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