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I’m Not Paying Attention To The Composition Of My Photograph


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


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


“I’m Worried That I’ll MissThe Picture”


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 – Donna Ferrato

Drawing Inspiration – Donna Ferrato 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.


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

This post was motivated by discussions with participants in my classes who were seeking affirmations or criticisms about their photographs.


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.


Picture This:How Pictures Work. By Molly Bang

This is an excellent book that shows us visually, according to the author, “how and why structural elements affect our emotions. This is a ground for understanding and making visual art.”


What If?

What if…


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 – Diane Arbus

Drawing Inspiration – Diane Arbus 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.


What Makes A Photographer?

What do you think makes someone a photographer?


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.


Your Camera Owners Manual: The Lite Version Versus The Full Version

Many of the printed manuals manuals that come with todays cameras are an abbreviated version of the full manual.


Why Did You Do That?

All of these changes have a compositional outcome. If you are changing these things and not…


The Road To Creativity


Drawing Inspiration – Mel DiGiacomo

Drawing Inspiration – Mel DiGiacomo Drawing Inspiration is a series of posts dedicated to photographers who have inspired me.


“I’ll Fix It In…”

If you’ve got to “fix” your picture in photo-editing software, you’ve made a mistake.


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.


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.


Do You Own A Good Camera But Using It Badly?


Don’t Believe Your Photography Teacher

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


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.


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