Preparing for an Epic Trip

I’m heading out this week for a very exciting trip. Truth be told I’m a little nervous. I’ve done a lot of traveling but this is an adventure a little outside of my comfort zone. But the trip is about photography so these are the things I'm doing right now to prepare to make great photographs on my trip.

Finding your Best: Curating you Photo Collection

Artistic Graffiti and; Bike

Overcoming Stress and Leading a Well-Balanced Life I'd like to introduce you to a symbol that changed my life and forms the basis of my life's philosophy. The symbol is that of a cairn. I've gathered my thoughts together as an ebook

Weekly Photo Challenge: Mundane

Kitchen in Havana home

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-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...

Weekly Photo Challenge: Summertime

Weekly Photo Challenge: Summertime. This week, the theme is to:
Photograph Summertime
As summer draws to a close and autumn begins, let's take this last moment to enjoy our last bit of summertime....

Photographic Etudes & Deliberate Practice

Musical scales and etudes are designed to build our technique and the work will pay off later. Etudes are the medicine of music. We practice them to make us better. Photography can have its etudes as well. Any exercise designed to enhance a particular photographic skill is a “photographic etude”. 

Weekly Photo Challenge: Shades of Gray

This week, the theme is to:

Photograph Something Borrowed

Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue....

You don't just have to think weddings this week, but a summer wedding would be appropriate.

So grab your camera this week - or better still, borrow someone else's - and go see what you can negotiate.

To Compete or Not to Compete: A Photographer’s Dilemma

Flow and the Art of Photography. Flow is the theory of enjoyment. I'll talk about what aspects of flow theory are probably at work when you're really enjoying the experience of photography.

Weekly Photo Challenge: Something Borrowed

Photo Add one more to the Pile

This week, the theme is to:

Photograph Something Borrowed

Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue....

You don't just have to think weddings this week, but a summer wedding would be appropriate.

So grab your camera this week - or better still, borrow someone else's - and go see what you can negotiate.

Making the Invisible, Visible

Flow and the Art of Photography. Flow is the theory of enjoyment. I'll talk about what aspects of flow theory are probably at work when you're really enjoying the experience of photography.