Posts Tagged ‘Photographers’

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 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 […]


Good Cameras And Good Photographers


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 […]


The Craft Of Photography And The Primary Tool Of The Craft


A Discussion Between Two Photographers


Use The Flash On Your Camera To Make Better Pictures

When you have a better understanding of light, you become a better photographer.


Be A Good Photographer Or Just Look Like One


Same Photograph, Different Photographers


The Best Time Of Day To Make A Photograph


Above Average Photographers Make Above Average Photographs


Cameras And Photographers Are Everywhere


Communicating With Ease


Light


Know Your Rights As A Photographer


Did You See That?


Some Thoughts On Shutter Speed


A Photographer’s Raw Material, Continued


Your Camera Owners Manual: The Lite Version Versus The Full Version

Many of the printed manuals manuals that come with todays cameras are an abbreviated version of the full manual.


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.


Pen Is To Writer As Camera Is To Photographer

Although we’re working with a camera, we’re using the camera to record light much like a writer uses a pen to record their words.


Don’t Believe Your Photography Teacher

Don’t believe what I, or any of your other teachers, tell you.


Making Photographs Or Editing Files


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