I like to think of the development of any skill or art as climbing a series of mountains and plateaus. We progress and improve during the times we are climbing, but those periods are divided by times when our work seems to reach a plateau. In photography, we have to keep practicing, experimenting, and failing to keep learning and improving. Here are 10 ways to set yourself up to do just that. [Read more…]
Any creative person has periods of time when it seems like the creative juices stop flowing. It can be easy to get in to a routine and fall into a creative rut. Here are 6 places to get inspiration for your photography. [Read more…]
All of us are born “Camera Stupid.” I remember a few of the road trips my family took me on when I was a young boy. I remember the feeling of awe when looking out over an overlook at the incredible vastness, richness, and detail this Earth provides us. I remember having the desire to capture and save those moments forever. At the time photography for me was just something fun to do. A way to look back and remember the fun times we had.
I had no idea how to get the camera to take a photo that more closely matched what my eye saw. I had no awareness of the vast world of commercial photography. Yup, just like everyone, I was born “Camera Stupid.”
That slowly started to change when the various people in my life started teaching me about photography.