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Photography Class Related Blog Posts

Photography Class Related Blog Posts

These blog posts are based on the classes that Sam D’Amico teaches.  More importantly, they’re intended to serve as food for thought for photographers. With that in mind; Read ’em, digest ’em and then incorporate ’em into your photography studies and practice.

Because the posts are usually short, that means less time readin’ and more time makin’ photographs.

In addition, after reading the posts, if ya have any questions or something to say, use the “Comment” field in the “Leave a Reply” area at the end of each post.

In order to get familiar with what Sam does in terms of his photography and photography instruction, you can visit his website at samdamico.com.

If ya have any questions beyond the blog post you can email ‘im or give ‘im a call. You’ll find his contact information in the black navigation bar located at the top of every page of his website. 

Stop Taking Pictures

    Stop taking pictures   This post was inspired by working with photographers during my Introduction To Photography Class   STOP!!! Before you make your next photograph. Or better yet, while in the process of making your next photograph just stop.  Stop and ask yourself this question. Am I taking pictures or am I …

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How to study photography without a camera

How to study photography without a camera     Photography is defined as… For the purpose of this post, let’s go with the Greek origin of the word photography. Because the etymology of the word photography literally means “writing or drawing with light”, we can begin to comprehend the importance of light in our studies …

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How to study and practice camera operation

How To Study And Practice Camera Operation   This post was inspired by working with photographers during my Learn To Think Like A Photographer Class   Camera operation and composition Always think of what you’re doing with your camera as an important element of your process as a photographer.  As a result, you’ll begin to …

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To Be A Better Photographer-Study And Practice These Two Things

To Be A Better Photographer-Study And Practice These Two Things   This post was inspired by working with photographers during my Introduction To Photography Class Don’t Get A New Camera!!! As I wrote in a previous post, instead of getting a new camera, develop a new mindset when it comes to your photography. And, instead …

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Change Your Mind, Not Your Camera To Be A Better Photographer

 Change Your Mind-Not Your Camera To Be A Better Photographer       This post was inspired by working with photographers during my Introduction To Photography Class   We want to make better pictures So what do we do? As a result of wanting to make better pictures, many photographers think that getting a better …

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Photographs Made By An Algorithm Or By A Human?

Photographs Made By An Algorithm Or By A Human?   This post was inspired by working with photographers during my Introduction To Photography Class   The algorithm your camera may use when composing your picture Because today’s digital cameras have a computer operating system, this operating system allows for fully automatic camera use, fully manual …

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Photographers Are Like Neo From The Matrix

Photographers Are Like Neo From The Matrix   This post was inspired by working with photographers during my Introduction To Photography Class   Who’s Neo? Neo is the main protagonist in the movie The  Matrix. What’s The Matrix? As previously mentioned,  The Matrix is a movie. However, in the movie, The Matrix is used to …

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When A Photographer Asks What Camera Should I Get?

When A Photographer Asks What Camera Should I Get     That Question Is A Big Red Flag. While the question seems harmless, I think that it’s a big red flag. And answering it directly isn’t helpful. With that said, I think the question indicates that that the photographer probably needs to learn something about …

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