Posts Tagged ‘interest’

Don’t Believe Your Photography Teacher

Don’t believe what I, or any of your other teachers, tell you.


Your Work As A Photographer Really Begins When…

Your work as a photographer really begins when your preoccupation with the camera ends and your observation and study of light is your primary interest.
Intermediate Photography


Why Aren’t Your Pictures Better?

If you want your pictures to be better you should examine the following:

Do you know enough?
Do you care enough?
Are you uncomfortable/afraid?

Knowing enough is easy to fix. Learn more.
Caring enough is easy to fix. Make sure that you photograph things that interest you.
Being uncomfortable and fear are the killers. Whatever you’re afraid of, or uncomfortable doing, is holding [...]


A Case Study About The Business Of Art From The Harvard Business School

Why would someone pay $500.00 for a trash-bin or $200.00 for a toilet brush ? Believe it or not, for those of us in the creative industries, there’s a lesson in the answer.


Drawing Inspiration – David Hurn

Drawing Inspiration – David Hurn
Drawing Inspiration is a series of posts dedicated to photographers who have inspired me.
If possible, I’ve included a quote and a link to their work.
“There are many forms of photography. I consider myself simply a recorder of that which I find of interest around me. I personally have no desire to create [...]


Getting To Know Your Camera

[ August 7, 2014; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. August 16, 2014; 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. September 14, 2014; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. October 4, 2014; 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. October 7, 2014; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. October 26, 2014; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. November 5, 2014; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. November 9, 2014; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. December 6, 2014; 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. December 11, 2014; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. December 21, 2014; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] By having a better understanding of how to use their camera, the participants in this class will be able to begin to rely more on their mind, instead of a machine, to make a photograph.


Photojournalism

[ September 4, 2014; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. October 11, 2014; 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. November 2, 2014; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Learn About Photojournalism

In the past, photojournalism was limited to photographers who were either employees of news organizations or  who freelanced for news organizations.

Today, with the advent of “citizen journalism” and the multitude of people always having some sort  of camera  with them all of the time, photographing news is  possible  to almost anyone who [...]


Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have questions about upcoming photography classes? The answers may already be here. If the answer to you question can not be found, please use the reply area on the bottom of the page to ask any questions that you may have.


Questions To Ask Before You Invest In A Photography Class

Of course I hope that you’ll decide to explore your interest in photography by registering for my classes, however, I realize that there are a lot of choices available.

In order to help you make a more informed decision based on your particular needs, please take a moment to read through the following questions before you register for any workshop.

I hope the questions will assist you in selecting the right person or organization to work with.


Lighting With Portable Flash

[ January 10, 2014; 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. March 1, 2014; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. September 6, 2014; 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. ] Through lecture and practice with their own cameras and flash units the participants in this workshop will learn the basics of flash operation and how to use the flash more creatively and effectively.


Show Your Photographs (and maybe earn some money) Online

Are you showing your photography online? You could show your work online for business, pleasure or both.

If you’re looking for a place to show your photographs online there are plenty of places to pick from. Below you’ll find some suggestions.


When You Need More Light

He mentioned the right reasons for purchasing an external flash unit, which I think are more power and more versatility than the pop-up units on the camera can deliver.


Business Of Photography

[ September 25, 2014; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. October 18, 2014; 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm. January 11, 2015; 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] This three-hour class is an in overview of the business of photography and examines what you’ll need to be a successful professional photographer.


Prior Comments

Recently I implemented a new way to receive comments from students. Please visit this page if you’d like to see comments that were made by students prior to the implementation of the new system.