Posts Tagged ‘perception’

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.


Technically Excellent Failures


“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 […]


If Photography Is So Easy, Why Is It So Hard To Make A Good Photograph?

Photography is probably the easiest medium in which anyone can be competent. Anyone can be a marginally capable photographer and produce a decent photograph. The hard part of photography is developing a personal vision that is idiosyncratic. The hard part of photography is separating yourself visually from the rest of the photographers who are making decent photographs. Your photography has to become more […]


Light Centric and Camera Centric


The Perfect Photograph


A Lesson From A Dog In Developing Your Photographic Style


Photographing What You See And Photographing How You See


Drawing Inspiration – Roy DeCarava-2016-0214

Drawing Inspiration – Roy DeCarava 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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