Posts Tagged ‘thought’

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


You Get What You Give


Do You Think Your Camera Takes Good Pictures?

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


Compositional Attitudes


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? […]


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 […]


Real and Unprocessed

I like my photographs like I like my food, unprocessed and real. A photograph is always a “real” photograph but it can be a truthful or contrived photograph. Truth is easy, contrivance takes some work. Contrivance can happen pre-production with staging something, or it can happen post production in editing software. Contrivances that happen from pre-production involve setting up […]


What Matters More Than Metering And Exposure?


Above Average Photographers Make Above Average Photographs


Cameras And Photographers Are Everywhere


You Can’t Automatically Create Good Photographs


A Different Point Of View

When I judged a themed photography contest, titled “A Different Point Of View”, I felt that I may have fell short of some expectations. I have my idea of what “A Different Point Of View” means and the people that I disappointed have a different point of view of what “A Different Point Of View” […]


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.


What Were You Thinking?


Custom Instruction For Departmental Staff Of Organizations – Comments About The Class

Scroll down to see comments and to add comments. Thank you for choosing to work with me to help your team to become better photographers. Your opinion and candid comments are valued because they help me to make sure that our time together was spent as effectively as possible. Thank you again for choosing to […]


Try Thinking Of The Flash That You Use With Your Camera As Lighting With Lightning


Would You Like To Be A Professional Photographer?


With Jobs Like These, You’ll Need A Job !

Photographers who are beginning their careers feel that they must work for low pay or no pay to prove themselves. As photographers we prove ourselves with our work. The only thing we prove by working for little or no pay is that we will work for little or no pay.


Getting To Know Your Camera – Student Comments

Your opinion and candid comments are valued because they help me to make sure the class is as effective as possible.


Get In Crash Position

It’s going to happen.

It’s not a matter of if, it’s a matter of when.

Your computer, and any other hard drive or storage media that you use is going to fail. Yup, it’s going to happen.


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