Learn To Think Like A Photographer Class-Blog Posts

Learn To Think Like A Photographer Class-Blog Posts

 

Learn To Think Like A Photographer Class-Blog Posts

 

Learn To Think Like A Photographer Class-Blog Posts

About Sam

Sam D’Amico is a professional photographer and photography teacher and offers classes in Washington DC. Specifically, he’s been a professional photographer since the mid-1980’s and started teaching photography professionally in the late 1990’s.

About The Blog Posts

The blog posts are inspired by conversations that happen with photographers during the Learn To Think Like A Photographer classes that Sam offers.

More importantly, the blog posts are intended to get you thinking about your photography and photography practice.

If you have any comments or questions, please leave them in the “Reply” area at the bottom of each post.

 

Photography Critiques – Give’em and Get’em

Photography Critiques Give Them and Get Them Wanna become a Member/Patron of The Photographers Forum?Join the online photographers’ community created by Sam D’Amico.Just click the graphic below to join or click here to learn about The Photographer’s Forum Photography Critiques Give Them and Get Them Getting and Giving – The Importance Of Critiquing Our Own …

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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 camera …

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What do photographers understand that most people do not?

What do photographers understand that most people do not?     The Background For This Blog Post Recently, during a Learn To Think Like A Photographer class someone asked, and I’m paraphrasing, “What do photographers understand that most people do not”. What’s There To Understand? While I know how to do the things that I …

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Photography And Mindfulness

Photography And Mindfulness   The Background Motivation For This Blog Post Recently, a participant in one of my classes took me aside after class and mentioned that the way I taught photography reminded them of their “mindfulness” practice. Mindfulness Mindfulness seems to be a big thing lately.  However, it was always a big thing. I …

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What We All Do As Photographers

What We All Do As Photographers     Overview The photographers that I work with in my Learn To Think Like A Photographer classes usually aren’t aware of how involved they are in the creation of their photograph. Once they become aware of what they’re doing,  they can see how paying attention to what their …

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How A Pen And Paper Will Help You Learn Photography

How A Pen And Paper Will Help You Learn Photography     Overview When I first moved to DC, before I started teaching my own photography classes in Washington DC, I began teaching photography at a place called the Washington School of Photography. Specifically, I began teaching photojournalism, but I found myself enjoying teaching and …

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Photography-Do Not Get Distracted By The Gear

Photography-Do Not Get Distracted By The Gear Sometimes when I talk with photographers they seem to want to know more about how something works instead of understanding how to work it. Did you ever see one of those mechanical, wind-up watches where ya could see the internal workings of the watch? In other, words you …

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