Posts Tagged ‘look’

Finding Inspiration In The Ordinary

Not feeling inspired by the ordinary? We tend to overlook the ordinary in search for  something extraordinary. If you take a moment and look closer at the ordinary you will see something extraordinary. When you see something extraordinary in the ordinary, photograph it. Use whatever camera that you have with you RIGHT NOW.  It doesn’t matter if you use the […]


Your Photography, It’s All About You.


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.


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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.


Taking Pictures Or Making Pictures: What’s the Difference?

The words we choose are important and they can change your mind when it comes to your photography.


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

If you were  in one of my photography classes and, while we were reviewing your work, you were to state that “I want my pictures to look like the way things really are”, I would ask “the way things really are to who?” My question is meant to spur a conversation about seeing and perception. While […]


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.”


Do You Want to See More Things To Photograph?

Then look less. Photography is more about seeing than looking. Many photographers look for things to photograph instead of seeing things to photograph. Looking is searching. Seeing is discovering. You don’t have look for things to photograph, everything is right in front of you. All you have to do is see what is interesting about what is right […]


Are You Looking Or Are You Seeing?


The Craft Of Photography And The Primary Tool Of The Craft


The Importance Of Using Your Camera In Manual Exposure Mode


Above Average Photographers Make Above Average Photographs


Some Thoughts On Shutter Speed


Rules And Photography

Everybody seems to look for rules that will make their photography easier and better.

While rules may make your picture making easier, I don’t think rules make your photography better or help you to be a better photographer.


Drawing Inspiration – Gavin Gough

Drawing Inspiration – Gavin Gough 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.


Do You Hate Your Flash?


Learn To Use Your Flash And Become A More Versatile Photographer-05-05-2015


Drawing Inspiration-Nan Goldin

Drawing Inspiration-Nan Goldin 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 Should You Use Your Flash?


Drawing Inspiration-Duane Michals

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.


Your Photographs Framed

Do you have some photographs that you’d like to frame and display? Whether you do the work of printing and framing yourself, or have someone do the work for you, there’s a cost of time and money. Multiply the cost  of time and money by the number of photographs that you want to frame and […]


The Pop-Up Flash On Your Camera


White Balance: White Shoud Be White. Right?


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