Composition

How Does A Camera Work?


Change Your Mind And Become A Nimble Photographer


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?


What Are We Really Photographing?


Photographic Composition: Rules Versus Elements


Why You Should Learn To Work Your Camera In Manual Exposure Mode


Why?

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


The Road To Creativity


Potential


Do You Know How To Meter?

You use your camera meter to evaluate the intensity, or brightness, of light. You meter is located in your camera and chances are good that you have few metering patterns, or modes, to choose from. Your metering mode has an area of influence that drives your exposure. You meter is an evaluation tool while your […]


“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.


Technically Excellent Failures


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


What If?

What if…


Our Cameras…


How Can We Keep Our Photography Interesting?


The Three Things We Mainly Do With Our Cameras To Create A Photograph


Missed The Picture? Don’t Worry About it.


Learning Photography

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.