Tag: Creativity

Planning a Photo Walk?

Getting together with fellow photographers is always fun – lots of other like-minded people, plenty to talk about, and great for networking, right?  But, at some point you’re gonna have to start walking around and taking pictures.  I’ve found with…

Defining your craft – and yourself!

Photography as we know it has changed a lot over the past several years.  The advancements of digital are pretty well-known, and have been written about extensively.  In addition to the nature of the medium, several other factors have come…

Meeting Your Goals…with help!

Did you meet your goals in 2010 photographically speaking?  It’s an interesting question, especially for me because as I started to move in toward the holidays, with a new job ramping up, had felt as though work in the photography…

Water and Light

The idea of writing with light is nothing new to photography, the very word itself means to paint with light (from the Greek photo, meaning light, and graphos meaning write), the most successful photographers through time are ones that have…

Photoshop is not a bad word

A lot of photography conversations revolve around the question of how much editing has been done to a picture.  Terms like “sooc” (for straight out of camera) or raw, or “minimal editing” are involved.   I also have been known to…

Five Tips to Better Photos

With the sudden surge and swell in the blogosphere, Twittersphere and Photosphere over Lightroom 3 hitting the streets (and a nice combo discount is available in the sidebar by the way), let’s not forget that this software is all meant…

Nothing But the Tail Lights

In the course of pursuing creative inspiration, I’ve often found that just picking a subject and sticking with it can be a good exercise in creativity.  Taking something and focusing (no pun intended) on that subject and only that subject…

An exercise in silence…

As creatives, we often can find ourselves just not seeing anything new…even if given a theme to go out and discover.  In times like these, it’s sometimes beneficial to stop looking outward and start looking inward.  I am not talking…