Mar 29, 2019
Seeing something new in a subject that has been photographed thousands of times takes an incredible depth of knowledge about that subject. Let’s say that you’re in the woods, and you’ve found a rushing stream that you’d like to photograph. Before pressing the shutter, find a nice rock or log and sit down. Spend...
Mar 27, 2019
How valuable is the print in today’s world of digital devices and online photo sharing? That is a question I’ll tackle in today’s episode.
Mar 25, 2019
The first step is to look at art – lots of it. Don’t limit yourself to specific genres, subjects or time periods. Look at antique daguerreotypes and modern digital images. Follow the work of photojournalists, portrait artists, nature photographers and more. By looking at what has gone before, you’ll start to...
Mar 22, 2019
You’ll often hear this philosophy by another name: the photographer’s eye. And, indeed, there is a book of the same name by John Szarkowski that uses examples of history’s most famous photographs to teach and inspire budding photographers. In short, the photographer’s eye is not simply blind adherence to the...
Mar 20, 2019
When you’re not in the mood to be creative, how can you change your mindset? It isn’t always easy to capture that mindset… Today, I’ll share a few suggestions to help you!