Posts Tagged ‘photographer’

Practice


Am I A Stupid Or A Lazy Photographer?


Your Photography, It’s All About You.


When You Make A Picture


It’s Impossible


You Get What You Give


Change Your Mind And Become A Nimble Photographer


Make The Photograph Anyway


Do You Think Your Camera Takes Good Pictures?

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


What Are We Really Photographing?


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


Potential


“I’ll Fix It In…”

If you’ve got to “fix” your picture in photo-editing software, you’ve made a mistake.


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


The Three Things We Mainly Do With Our Cameras To Create A Photograph


Missed The Picture? Don’t Worry About it.


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.


Are You Bored As A Photographer?

Are you bored of seeing the same things to photograph or do you feel that you need to go to a new place to breathe life back into your photography? The problem isn’t that you’re seeing the same things over and over again. The problem is that you’re seeing the same things in the same […]


What’s The Key To Photography?

What do you think makes someone a photographer?


Don’t Have Your Camera Handy? You Can Practice Photography Anyway.

Next time you’re viewing a photograph try to imagine how the photographer made the picture. Do you think that they used a large aperture or a small aperture? How about a fast or slow shutter speed? What about the ISO? And the focal length lens? What do you think the the white balance setting was? […]


When It Comes To Improving YOUR Photography, MY Opinion Does Not Help

This post was motivated by discussions with participants in my classes who were seeking affirmations or criticisms about their photographs. When someone asks me what I think of their photography, I ask them what do THEY think of their photography. I’m not avoiding the question; I’m attempting to get the photographer to actively engage their […]


More Or Less

Photography involves a thought process. As a photographer you can think more or you can think less while creating your picture. Put your camera in an automatic exposure mode and you think less. Put your camera in a manual exposure mode and you think more. You get out of your photography what you put into your photography. In this […]


The Potential Of The Camera

Most students who register for a basic photography course say that they want to realize the full potential of their  camera. I’d rather have you realize your full potential as a photographer, regardless of your camera Take a basic photography class with Sam


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