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Drawing Inspiration – Lauren Grabelle

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


What Were You Thinking?


The Camera – It’s Only A Tool

I talk about the camera as doing three things and, in order to help photographers to begin to develop a thought process behind their pictures, these three things MUST be done in consciously by the photographer .


Learn From Your EXIF Data


How To Find The Best Place To Learn Photography


Looking For Your Photographic “Style” ?


Drawing Inspiration – Vivian Maier-2017-0219

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


Taking Versus Making


Practice


Focusing Something In Your Photograph And Focusing Your Attention

During the Introduction Photography class we talk about three things that we often do as photographers with our cameras to create a photograph. Metering: Using a light meter in our camera to measure the brightness of light. Making An Exposure: Controlling the amount of light that we allow to fall onto light sensitive material. Focusing: […]


Photographic Composition – Thinking about creativity? Maybe that’s not such a good idea.

I have made what I think are truly unique pictures and I’ve made pictures that are mundane and common.

When I examine the experience of making photographs that I consider unique,the best way I can describe that experience is in the following manner:

When I examine the experience of making photographs that I consider unique,the best way I can describe that experience is in the following manner: I seem to lose track of time, my mind is calm/there is no distracting self-questioning of my decisions and I seem to have a heightened/precise awareness. Some refer to this state as working in a “flow” or with “no-mind”.


The Exposure Mode Dial On Your Camera


Drawing Inspiration – Hiroshi Sugimoto

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


When You Make A Picture


It’s Impossible


You Get What You Give


How Does A Camera Work?


Change Your Mind And Become A Nimble Photographer


Drawing Inspiration – Simon Norfolk

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


Make The Photograph Anyway


Are You Ready For The Darkroom?

I was asked  about why I don’t offer darkroom skills, and/or photo editing software, instruction as a part of my workshops. If the topic of photo-editing software or darkroom work comes up, we’ll discuss it, but it is not a main topic. I think that you can consider photo-editing software a digital darkroom.  Whatever I’ve […]


Do You Think Your Camera Takes Good Pictures?

If cameras took good pictures, wouldn’t they be good pictures all of the time?


Compositional Attitudes


What Should We Pay to Improve Our Photography?

What do we need to pay to create GOOD photographs and yet cost us nothing out of our pockets?


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