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Improving Our Lighting

In my mind lighting is something that’s being done. It’s an activity/process that photographers can engage in. Light is something that stimulates our sight and makes things visible. Before we can improve our lighting, we need to understand light. That

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Now We See It Now We Don’t

Ya’ ever see something and you think that what you’re seeing would make a great photograph but what you see is so fleeting that you don’t have time to take out your camera to make the photograph? Yup, me too.

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Mind Over Matter

A camera is matter. While we may operate a camera as photographers, It’s our mind that drives the operation of the camera to get the pictures we create. While our cameras matter (and are matter), our mind matters the most.

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VIDEOS – Seeing, Thinking and Photography

Seeing, Thinking and Photography Assuming our eyes are functioning properly, we see. Usually our mind generates thoughts about what we see. As photographers, our mind often generates the thought, ” I gotta’ make a picture of that”. The videos below

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Some Tips For “Artistic” Photography.

Don’t think about producing “art”. Produce pictures that reflect your mind. Each of our minds perceive what we see differently. If art is “unique” and our perceptions are different, then it seems to me that if we create photographs based

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A Question From A Photographer.

Here it Is: “I have a beautiful new DSLR camera but I’m mostly on auto mode because I don’t have to tweak all the settings. How do professionals set up their cameras for each shot?” Here’s my Answer: “Whether professionals

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What’s The Best Creative Gadget For Photography?

Your mind. All those other “creative gadgets” are nothing more than tools and don’t create anything. They can be used during the creative process, but remember that it’s our mind that runs the show in terms of our understanding of

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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.

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Photographing What You See And Photographing How You See

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What Were You Thinking?

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