Posts Tagged ‘mind’

A Good Photograph Involves A Good Thought Process


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”.


When You Make A Picture


Change Your Mind And Become A Nimble Photographer


Do You Think Your Camera Takes Good Pictures?

If cameras took good pictures, wouldn’t they be good pictures all of the time?


Why You Should Learn To Work Your Camera In Manual Exposure Mode


Why?

All of these changes have a compositional outcome. If you are changing these things and not…


The Road To Creativity


Missed The Picture? Don’t Worry About it.


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 […]


Do You Really Need A Digital Photography Class?

If you learn the basics of photography, it doesn’t matter what type of camera you use. Film or digital, Nikon or Canon, as a photographer who has a good understanding of the basics photography, you’ll be able to create photographs with whatever camera is in your hands.


What’s The Difference Between Photography Classes, Courses And Lessons ?


(In)Dependence


Your Camera…


Observing And Perceiving


When It Comes To Being A Better Photographer, What Are You Investing In?


Photography Is Not…

Cameras, lenses and equipment. These are tools to help you make photographs. Photography is not f-stops shutter speeds and ISO or other technical matters. These things help you to refine your composition. Photography is not about equipment or technical mastery. There are plenty of mundane photographs created with expensive equipment and by photographers who excel […]


The Hack


Photographing What You See And Photographing How You See


What Were You Thinking?


The Company You Keep


Drawing Inspiration – George Tice

Drawing Inspiration – George Tice 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.


To Make Better Photographs, You’ve Got To Start Somewhere


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