Weekly Photo Challenge: Down a Random Road

Weekly Photo Challenge: Down a Random Road

Weekly Photo Challenge: This week, the theme is to: Photograph Down a Random Road. Maybe also find some colorful fall foliage along the way. Stay safe, but challenge yourself to explore a bit. This week strike out on a different path

Weekly Challenge: Photograph When One Door Closes….

Weekly Challenge: Photograph When One Door Closes….

GUEST POST: St. Louis-based photographer David Adams is always on the look-out for doors on our photo walks together so I knew he had plenty of door photos for this post! This week, the theme is to: Photograph When One Door Closes….

Curiosity and Zen Photography

Curiosity and Zen Photography

Curiosity and Zen Photography

Zen photographers approach life each day with a sense of youthful curiosity, being wide-open to the wonders of the world whether they be formed as a grand landscape or found in the simplest blade of grass.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Things in a Row

Weekly Photo Challenge: Things in a Row

This week, the theme is to:
Photograph Things in a Row
This week, the theme is to photograph things in a row.

Once you start looking, you’ll see rows everywhere. Think chains, trains, and lines.

Explore rows of seats in a theatre, rows of people waiting for a show, rows of flowers waiting to be picked, rows of flags honoring veterans.

Jazz Photography: Creativity within Limits

Jazz Photography: Creativity within Limits

Jazz Photography: Creativity within Limits

​ In this article, I’ll talk a bit about what I mean by jazz photography and how approaching photography in a similar way to how jazz musicians approach music shows in my images. 

Weekly Photo Challenge: History

Weekly Photo Challenge: History

Weekly Photo Challenge: Photograph History
Guest post by St. Louis photographer Michael Matney. Mike does a fair bit of documenting the history of St. Louis, making him a perfect guest contributor for this week’s photo challenge.

Personality-Infused Photos

Personality-Infused Photos

I had a bit of an epiphany this week with the help of a couple of the photographers who I’ve interviewed over the past couple of weeks for PhotoYoga. The “ah-ha” moment had to do infusing my personality into my photographs. 

Photo Etudes: The e-Book

Photo Etudes: The e-Book

I returned to the idea of a Photographic Etude this week and compiled an e-book focusing attention on the photographic techniques of composition, focus, light, and motion. To get e-book, Subscribe to PhotoYoga Newsletter

Weekly Photo Challenge: Mundane

Weekly Photo Challenge: Mundane

We’re photographing the mundane this week – something everyday – something ordinary.
 
This is all up for interpretation as what I think of as ordinary maybe extraordinary to others.

Characteristics of Zen Post-Processing

Characteristics of Zen Post-Processing

Characteristics of Zen Post-Some of my fellow photographers find post-processing a challenging and stressful experience. I decided to return to the 9 Characteristics of Zen Photography and see if they could apply…

4 Tips for Minimizing Photo Envy

4 Tips for Minimizing Photo Envy

I was participating in a mentoring class this week and another participant wrote a comment that just broke my heart because I completely understand the feeling and remember not too long in the past feeling exactly the same way…

Let’s (Not) Talk Gear

Let’s (Not) Talk Gear

The question on the table is: What gear do you need? Really need? Anyone familiar with PhotoYoga knows that this site is not much interested in the gear – this could almost be the “anti-gear” photography website. I’m not saying there isn’t a time to talk toolbox, it can just take over the conversation. …