F/8 and Be There

So true:

f/1.4 lenses that can turn night into day and let photographers focus on only the details they want, throwing unwanted backgrounds into blurriness.

And this, the real spoiler:

Be merciless with your photos. If right now you’re showing almost everything, try showing half. If you’re showing half, try showing a quarter. Try showing your best five of the day. Best one of the week. Depending on your uses, editing alone will immediately improve your work.

Full article here (via kottke.org, via Beebo.org)