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Experiencing, Intent and Photography

As photographers we are experiencing what we photograph while we are creating a photograph. We experience what we photograph with all of our senses and usually we experience thoughts and feelings about what we are experiencing. Depending on the intent

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Arts And Crafts, Science, Photography

Photography combines part science, part craft and part art. You don’t need to know the science. You definitely need to learn craft. Once you learn and apply craft, you can make a photograph that someone may view as art. Study

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Artist Or Crafts-person?

Art is vague because art is subjective and is in the eye of the beholder. I think to identify oneself as an artist is equally vague. Art involves subjective judgement. Craft is distinct and identifiable. You can, with clarity and certainty, identify yourself as a crafts-person. Craft involves skillful application of

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The Pop-Up Flash On Your Camera

Take a look at the top of your camera. You’ll probably find a flash that you can conveniently pop-up with the press of a button. If you’ve never popped up the flash on your camera, the button is probably located

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Practice

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Your Photography, It’s All About You.

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Do You Think Your Camera Takes Good Pictures?

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

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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.

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What’s The Key To Photography?

What do you think makes someone a photographer?

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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.

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