Posts Tagged ‘work’

Drawing Inspiration – Johnny Savage

Drawing Inspiration – Johnny Savage
Drawing Inspiration is a series of posts dedicated to photographers who have inspired me.
I’ve included a link to their work.
http://www.johnnysavage.com
Who are the photographers that inspire you?
Please leave your comments and replies below.


The Three Things You Mainly Do With Your Camera To Create A Photograph

As a photographer I think that  there are three things that you mainly do with your camera to create a photograph.
You focus light (focusing), you measure light (metering) and you let a specific amount of light fall onto light  sensitive  material (making an exposure).
If you’ve been working your camera in an automatic mode your camera has been doing all [...]


Learn To Use Your Flash And Become A More Versatile Photographer

There’s no doubt about it. When I learned to use my flash unit thoughtfully and effectively as a compositional element in my pictures, I became a more versatile photographer and was able to confidently produce a wider range of work.
Learning how to use my flash not only added another skill to my craft as a photographer it also [...]


Drawing Inspiration – Dorin Goian

Drawing Inspiration – Dorin Goian
Drawing Inspiration is a series of posts dedicated to photographers who have inspired me.
I’ve included a link to their work.
http://www.doringoian.com
Who are the photographers that inspire you?
Please leave your comments and replies below.


Am I A Stupid Or A Lazy Photographer?

I tried learning all I could about Photoshop. What I learned is that I don’t want to learn it. Too much with the curves and channels and layers and masks. For me, there’s too much to learn and I find it difficult.
Am I stupid or lazy?
Call me stupid for thinking this but, I don’t think any of [...]


“I Want My Pictures To Look Like The Way Things Really Are”

If you were  in one of my photography classes and, while we were reviewing your work, you were to state that “I want my pictures to look like the way things really are”, I would ask “the way things really are to who?”
My question is meant to spur a conversation about seeing and perception.
While we may [...]


Drawing Inspiration – Nicolo

Drawing Inspiration – Nicolo
Drawing Inspiration is a series of posts dedicated to photographers who have inspired me.
I’ve included a link to their work.
http://www.photonicolo.com/
Who are the photographers that inspire you?
Please leave your comments and replies below.


No One Else Can Make You A Photographer

Learn on your own or learn from a good teacher.

A good teacher acts as a guide who will give you useful information and encourage you to apply that information to your own work, in your own way, so you can travel on your own unique path as a photographer.


Drawing Inspiration – Spike Johnson

Drawing Inspiration – Spike Johnson
Drawing Inspiration is a series of posts dedicated to photographers who have inspired me.
I’ve included a link to their work.
http://spike.photoshelter.com
Who are the photographers that inspire you?
Please leave your comments and replies below.


When It Comes To Improving YOUR Photography, MY Opinion Does Not Help

Getting an affirmation or criticism from someone who we may view as an authority is not going to help us to become better visual communicators, or find our own way as photographers.


Unoriginal And Lazy

If you made a copy of the Mona Lisa and added a mustache to it would you consider what you created a new piece of art?
Welcome to the world of appropriation art.
I’m happy that  appropriation artists are being sued by the creators of the original art.
Shepard Fairey and Richard Prince are a couple of the better known appropriation artists.
On a [...]


Are You Taking Pictures Or Making Pictures?

The words we choose are important and they can change your mind when it comes to your photography.


Drawing Inspiration – Marcel Pedragosa

Drawing Inspiration – Marcel Pedragosa
Drawing Inspiration is a series of posts dedicated to photographers who have inspired me.
I’ve included a link to their work.
http://www.marcelpedragosa.com
Who are the photographers that inspire you?
Please leave your comments and replies below.


In Photography, There’s A Lot To Learn

In photography, theres a lot to learn.

The good news is that you don’t have to be a know-it-all.


Do Photography Critiques Help? It Depends.

You must look at your own photographs with a cool, critical eye and if the person giving the critique is more interested in your photography than their own, then you’ll leave with useful information on how to improve your photography.


Drawing Inspiration – Ross Williams

Drawing Inspiration – Ross Williams
Drawing Inspiration is a series of posts dedicated to photographers who have inspired me.
I’ve included a link to their work.
www.rosswilliamsphotography.co.uk
Who are the photographers that inspire you?
Please leave your comments and replies below.


Pen Is To Writer As Camera Is To Photographer

Although we’re working with a camera, we’re using the camera to record light much like a writer uses a pen to record their words.


Rules And Photography

Everybody seems to look for rules that will make their photography easier and better.

While rules may make your picture making easier, I don’t think rules make your photography better or help you to be a better photographer.


Drawing Inspiration – Siegfried Hansen

Drawing Inspiration – Siegfried Hansen
Drawing Inspiration is a series of posts dedicated to photographers who have inspired me.
I’ve included a link to their work.
http://www.street-photography-hamburg.siegfried-hansen.de/
Who are the photographers that inspire you?
Please leave your comments and replies below.


A Favor

I’m trying to work with more private students through a website called TakeLessons.com.
If you’ve taken a class with me before, it doesn’t have to be a private lesson, could you please take a moment a write a review?
Here’s the linK: http://takelessons.com/profile/sam-d1#Reviews
Once you get to the page, just click on the “Write a Review” link
Thank you. [...]


Drawing Inspiration – Tatsuo Suzuki

Drawing Inspiration – Tatsuo Suzuki
Drawing Inspiration is a series of posts dedicated to photographers who have inspired me.
I’ve included a link to their work.
http://tatsuo-suzuki.tumblr.com/
Who are the photographers that inspire you?
Please leave your comments and replies below.


Wishing And Doing

Do you think about how great would be to be a better photographer, work in photography as your  career, to have your dreams come true?
Waiting for dreams and wishes to come true can’t be relied on. You can rely on your actions and your efforts.
You can spend time dreaming and wishing or you can spend time taking concrete actions and [...]


Drawing Inspiration – Marcus Lyon

Drawing Inspiration – Marcus Lyon
Drawing Inspiration is a series of posts dedicated to photographers who have inspired me.
I’ve included a link to their work.
http://www.marcuslyon.com/
Who are the photographers that inspire you?
Please leave your comments and replies below.


Getting The Most Out Of Your Photography Class

If you take a photography class, it’s not enough to simply put in your time during the class.
A good photography class will give you information related to the class topic, but to have what you learn in the class sink in you’ve got to apply what you learned to your work outside of class.
If the [...]