Posts Tagged ‘experience’

Feeling And Certainty

There Are Always At Least Two People In A Photograph

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”.

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 […]

Customer Comments Regarding Prints Purchased And Received

Thank you for purchasing reproductions of my photographs for personal display use. In order to keep a handle on the experience of purchasing prints and the quality of the prints I’d appreciate your comments on the following: Was the process of selecting a photograph to print convenient and was the print easy to order? Was […]

A Lesson From A Dog In Developing Your Photographic Style

Don’t Believe Your Photography Teacher

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

Are You Ready For The Darkroom?

My personal experience in learning photography has led me to believe that, before you venture into the darkroom, it makes more sense to learn the basics of photography first so you could produce properly exposed negatives. Without properly exposed negatives you’ve got nothing, to work with in the darkroom.

Drawing Inspiration – Bruce Davidson

Drawing Inspiration – Bruce Davidson 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.

Study Photography With Sam Online – Main Page

Meet With Sam Via An Online Meeting Private, customized, photography lessons for individuals or groups. Our meeting is based on your specific goals. We’ll be meeting online using online meeting technology. The technology I use is simple to use and, as long as we’ve got a good internet connection, we’ll be good to go. Please […]

Can You Imagine…

Customized Group Photography Classes – Student Comments

Your opinion and candid comments are valued because they help me to make sure the class is as effective as possible.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have questions about upcoming photography classes? The answers may already be here. If the answer to you question can not be found, please use the reply area on the bottom of the page to ask any questions that you may have.

My Basic Flash Equipment

Many people who are interested in the Lighting With Portable Flash Workshop, who have yet to invest in a separate flash unit, ask me for advice on purchasing a flash.

When You Need More Light

He mentioned the right reasons for purchasing an external flash unit, which I think are more power and more versatility than the pop-up units on the camera can deliver.


'); } ?>