Before Halloween became about candy and costumes it was a celebration of transition. Fall to winter, abundance to scarcity, life to death. On that note, if you’re interested, below the picture you’ll find a reading that I’ve recorded from one of my favorite books. The passage that I’ve read suggests that the contemplation of death [...]
Many artists want nothing to do with business. They feel that business may lessen their work as artists, make them “sell out”, do work that is unfulfilling, etc.
Many business people want nothing to do with art. They feel that art doesn’t pay, life as an artistis unpredictable, art is unstructured, etc.
The business person in us [...]
Are you bored of seeing the same things to photograph or do you feel that you need to go to a new place to breathe life back into your photography?
The problem isn’t that you’re seeing the same things over and over again.
The problem is that you’re seeing the same things in the same way.
If you [...]
It’s part of life.
You’ll disappoint yourself,you’ll disappoint others and others will disappoint you.
This applies to your photography too.
From where I see things you have three choices.
Continue to live with disappointment.
We can try to please everyone and attempt to exceed their expectations, but it ain’t gonna’ work. As Bill Cosby said, “I don’t know the key [...]
Drawing Inspiration – Bruce Davidson
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.
“I am not interested in showing my work to photographers any more, but to people outside the photo-clique. My pictures are not escapes from reality, but a [...]
Residential buildings and a church steeple viewed from a bus stop, 16th Street NW and Columbia Road NW, Washington DC. According to the U.S. Religious Landscape Survey by The Pew Forum on Religion And Public Life, In the Maryland-DC region 37 percent of the respondents attend religious services once a week. (Sam D'Amico)
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An Overview Of Photography Instruction Offered By Sam D’Amico
Quick Studies are one meeting photography classes that provide the participants with topical lecture, class discussion and hands-on practice with their own camera equipment. This is an excellent way to learn about photography for those of us whom are time and budget conscious.
Multimeeting Photography Classes offer the participants a way to learn about photography over an extended period of time. This insures that the participants have adequate time in between meetings to practice what they have learned and to present their work for discussion during the class.