The camera should be an extension of the mind. And the mind of a hobbyist is different from the working photographer.
Do you like photography and Photoshop? Digital imagery is not just about one or the other. The trick is to maintain your balance.
You don’t have to be a child prodigy to be creative. In fact, it can happen at any time in your life. Let’s bust some myths about what it means to be creative.
Stars are past light. But if we didn’t see those lights, we would never know the depths of the universe. RIP Steve Jobs.
Gear doesn’t make you a better photographer. It’s when the gears in your mind start working well, that you create awesome shots. The photographer’s mind is where good shots come from.
What if you have to make it up as you go along? There is a way to prepare for that assignment, even when you have little or no creative information at the start.
Learn how your lenses ‘see,’ and improve how you make imagery. Different lenses can help you see creatively. Here’s five ways how.
A visual problem solver arranges whatever existing conditions she finds on location into harmonious images. Here are 10 practical ways to develop your visual problem solving and make your images pop.
Zooming your attention into the getting that shot is your task as a photographer. Get rid of mental clutter, and you’ve got a hit.
How do you keep your passion and sense of wonder when you’re tired? Here’s how you can combat creative burnout.
Imagine what pictures you could make if you just played.
An amateur is someone who pursues something, enamored, obsessed, breathlessly in love.
Do what you want to do, no matter what.
Practice recognizing and using these basic lighting situations, and make your photos pop.
Discovering what makes you excited as you create an image is key to staying creative. Many people with cameras learn technique by trying a lot of things. Itâ€™s great to take risks and give yourself plenty of opportunities to discover your favorites. Whether you are creating still life shots or macro, portraits or panorama landscapes, notice the elements of the shots you consider your favorites. Is it contentâ€”what you take photos of? Is it the quality of light? Is it genre? Finding out what you enjoy photographing is key to enjoying a long and happy relationship with your craft.