Posts Tagged ‘life’

Gift Certificates For The Photographer

Instead  of more camera gear, get the photographer in your life, (that could be you), a gift certificate for photography instruction so they can become a better photographer.
The photographer who receives the gift certificate could apply it toward any type of photography instruction that Sam D’Amico offers.
Click This Link To Buy A Gift Certificate!
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Disappointment

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, including yourself, and attempt to exceed their expectations, but it ain’t gonna’ work. As Bill Cosby said, “I don’t know the [...]


The Middle Way Of Art And Business

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 [...]


How Long Will your Camera La$t?

Many people think that digital cameras have made photography less expensive than using film.
I’m not so sure about that.
I think that in terms of workflow digital capture is much easier. In terms of your wallet, much harder.
When you consider the expense of a digital camera, digital storage, backup, software, and computer hardware I think working in [...]


Drawing Inspiration – Ted Orland

Drawing Inspiration – Ted Orland
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.
“In the end it all comes down to this: you have a choice (or more accurately a rolling tangle of choices) between giving your work your best [...]


Drawing Inspiration – John Sexton

Drawing Inspiration – John Sexton
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.
“Pictures you have taken have an influence on those that you are going to make. That’s life! – John Sexton.”
http://www.johnsexton.com/
Who are the photographers that inspire you?
Please leave [...]


Drawing Inspiration – Bruce Davidson

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 [...]


Bored With Your Photography?

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 [...]


Drawing Inspiration – Lee Friedlander

Drawing Inspiration – Lee Friedlander
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.
“It fascinates me that there is a variety of feeling about what I do. I’m not a premeditative photographer. I see a picture and I make it. [...]


Residential Buildings And A Church Steeple, Washington DC.

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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Drawing Inspiration – Raghu Rai

Drawing Inspiration – Raghu Rai
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.

A photograph has picked up a fact of life, and that fact will live forever. – Raghu Rai
http://www.magnumphotos.com/C.aspx?VP=XSpecific_MAG.PhotographerDetail_VPage&l1=0&pid=2K7O3R13L4PM&nm=Raghu%20Rai
Who are the photographers that inspire you?
Please leave your comments and [...]


Drawing Inspiration – Henri Cartier-Bresson

Drawing Inspiration – Henri Cartier-Bresson
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.
We must place ourselves and our camera in the right relationship with the subject, and it is in fitting the latter into the frame of the viewfinder that [...]


Drawing Inspiration-Robert Doisneau

Drawing Inspiration-Robert Doisneau
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.
“The marvels of daily life are exciting; no movie director can arrange the unexpected that you find in the street.” – Robert Doisneau – “The Encyclopedia of Photography” [...]


An Overview Of Washington DC Photography Classes Courses And Lessons Offered By Sam DAmico

An Overview Of Photography Instruction Offered By Sam D’Amico


About The Quick Studies Photography Classes

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.


About The Multimeeting Photography Classes

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.